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Cybercrime Degree Tracks

Earn a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or graduate certificate with one of Georgia Southern’s Cybercrime Concentration Tracks!

With flexible course offerings on cybercrimes that affect our national security and public safety, our programs prepare you for leadership in high-demand careers:

  • FBI agent/CIA agent
  • Computer Forensics Investigator
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Crime lab Analyst
  • Police Officer

No matter which program you choose, you’ll graduate with the experience you need for a rewarding career.

Georgia Southern alumni have been employed at all levels of state and local law enforcement.

Learn digital forensics by working closely with award-winning faculty and criminal justice professionals through coursework and internship opportunities.

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology – Emphasis in Cybercrime

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology, you’ll gain the education you need for a variety of careers in law enforcement, digital forensics and criminal justice. The enriching curriculum provides a broad education of crime, legal processes, investigative procedures and the causes of criminal behavior.

With a degree emphasis in cybercrime, you’ll specialize in criminal justice efforts to combat computer-oriented crimes. The program explores computer and cybercrime scene investigation and analysis techniques, computer forensics, online economic fraud, cyber harassment and stalking, exploitation and cyber terrorism.

The program also offers an 18-credit hour minor in cybercrime that can be applied to any degree concentration.

Online Graduate Certificate Program in Cybercrime

Our post-baccalaureate cybercrime certificate is the only one of its kind offered in the region, with coursework including digital forensics, laws governing the internet and cyber ethics. It supplements a baccalaureate degree in a relevant field from an accredited four-year institution.

All courses in the cybercrime certificate program may be applied to the online cybercrime concentration of the master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology – Cybercrime Concentration

Our Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology offers a concentration in cybercrime for students seeking careers or professional advancement, and for students who ultimately pursue an advanced degree in criminal justice. 

The graduate cybercrime emphasis shares its curriculum with the post-baccalaureate cybercrime certificate, focusing on laws related to electronic devices and the internet, traditional crimes committed using computers, issues relating to the Fourth Amendment, jurisdiction at state and federal levels, and cyber ethics.

All courses in the cybercrime graduate certificate program may be applied to the online cybercrime concentration of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Do You Have Questions? Contact Us!

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box: 8105
Statesboro, GA 30460
912-478-8007
Fax: 912-478-4999
cjcrim@georgiasouthern.edu

Program Coordinator

Dr. Amanda Graham
akgraham@georgiasouthern.edu
912-478-8007
Home Campus: Statesboro

General Cybercrime and/or Course-Specific Questions

Dr. Cassandra Dodge
cdodge@georgiasouthern.edu
912-344-3500
Home Campus: Armstrong

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Last updated: 2/1/2022