This program is designed to fill a critical and growing need for cyber crime personnel in the public and private sector. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seizing and recovering computer evidence, and aiding in the prosecution of cyber criminals. To combat cyber crime, students in the Cyber Crime Investigations program will understand counter measures against hacking, spam, and computer viruses through cyber sleuthing and evidence gathering.
The work of cyber crime investigators often aids in criminal investigations, supports lawsuits, and prevents future attacks. Course work in this curriculum will include work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems and business security. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes. Graduates should qualify to become entry-level computer crime investigators for criminal justice agencies and be competent to work with computer security specialists and private business.