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Online Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime

Enhance or launch your career in criminal justice, law enforcement, digital forensics, or cybersecurity in as little as ONE semester with our FULLY online program!

Develop the digital forensic skills necessary to investigate cybercrimes that impact our national security and public safety, with the potential to earn the AccessData Certified Examiner credential upon completion of relevant coursework and examination. Gain knowledge on the causes of cybercrime and the criminal justice system’s response. This completely online program will help prepare you for high-demand careers.

Potential Jobs

  • Certified Forensics Examiner
  • Private or Government Agency Investigator
  • FBI Agent
  • Forensics Science Technicion
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Police Officer

**Starting in Fall 2022, our Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime will be 12 credit hours (currently at 18). Courses will be able to complete the certificate in one semester if they choose to. Courses will be offered as minimester courses in order to accommodate our busy professional and military-connected students.**

Learn how to conduct digital forensics investigations by working closely with award-winning faculty and criminal justice professionals.

Program of Study

Format: Online

Course Requirements: 9 Credit Hours

CRJU 5010G Applied Digital Forensics 1
CRJU 5020G Applied Digital Forensics 2
CRJU 7864 Legal Aspect of Cybercrime

Cyber Elective: 3 Credit Hours

Select one CRJU graduate-level course labeled as a content area for Cybercrime

Total Credit Hours: 12


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

Students may optionally choose to take applied digital forensics courses offered in-person at our Armstrong campus in Savannah or online.

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!

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: 8/3/2022