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Cyber Security and Computer Forensics Minor

A minor in Cyber Security and Computer Forensics is a highly valued complement to your major and general education coursework. Talent in this rapidly growing field is in high demand, with career opportunities expanding as new technologies and information security issues continue to emerge.

Goals and Course Topics

The Cyber Security and Computer Forensics minor helps students prepare to pursue careers protecting information and preventing cybercrime in today’s computer-driven world. We teach fundamental concepts and practical, real-world applications with courses in:

  • information technology (IT) infrastructure
  • data communication and networking
  • digital forensics analysis and
  • computer and network security.

Cyber Security and Computer Forensics Minor Format

This program’s content is presented in lectures and in-class discussions online. Small classes allow you to participate in discussions and benefit from personal attention from your instructor as needed. The time for completion depends on the number of courses you take per semester. If you take six courses for 18 credit hours at once, you can complete the Cyber Security and Computer Forensics minor in one semester. You may take one to five courses during each 15-week semester.

You must apply far enough in advance to submit transcripts and follow acceptance procedures. If you are currently a non-traditional student, check with Financial Aid to ensure your minor courses will be covered.

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