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Cybersecurity Digital Forensics Certificate (Undergraduate)

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Cyberattacks are on the rise — and so is the demand for the professionals who can stop them. Our Certificate in Cybersecurity Digital Forensics equips you with the skills to plan, implement and monitor security measures. This certificate is designed for students with an IT background who are interested in pursuing a role in cybersecurity. The certificate is aligned with the EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) certification exams.

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Courses

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Education should hold practical value. That’s why our courses meet rigorous academic standards and provide you with skills and knowledge immediately applicable to your career.

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Requirements: 18 credits

You’ll need 18 credits to complete this Certificate in Cybersecurity Digital Forensics.

6 Core Courses

Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.

6 Core Courses

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Certificate in Cybersecurity Digital Forensics.

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Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years.

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with the labor market researcher Lightcast to identify in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Tuition

Transfer credits

Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.

Fixed, affordable tuition

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

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Affordable, Fixed Tuition

$398

Cost per credit

$398

Financial aid

You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.

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Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with Cybersecurity Digital Forensics Certificate (Undergraduate)?

Discover where your degree might take you and make informed choices about your future.

This certificate can help prepare you to be a:

  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Security Analyst (IT Security Analyst)
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Analyst

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What you’ll learn

When you earn your online cybersecurity certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:

  • Assess the vulnerability of computer systems to cyberattacks

  • Create a disk image file of a hard disk partition using the R-Drive image

  • Analyze file system types using The Sleuth Kit® (TSK)

  • Discover and extract hidden forensic material on computers using OSForensics

Admissions

Apply for free – no application fee, no obligation.

Starting your degree is a big decision — and we want you to feel great about it. That’s why we remove obstacles from your application.

  • No SAT/ACT required 
  • No essay required 
  • No cost, risk-free trial for eligible students
  • We’ll request transcripts at no cost to you, when possible, and we accept eligible credits from over 5,000 accredited institutions.

Receive 1-on-1 support

You have a support team of real people you can lean on. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.[1] Start a conversation with an enrollment representative today.

[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

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Receive 1-on-1 support

You have a support team of real people you can lean on. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 85% of our surveyed students.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, September 2022-August 2023 (23,739 respondents)

Start a conversation with an enrollment representative today.

Call us at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 14 hours a day, 5 days a week. 

Computer requirements for courses

Many course assignments will require you to use a computer to complete and submit your assignment. 

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Faculty Spotlight

Professionals dedicated to you

Your success is a top priority for our deans and faculty members. They bring an average of 26 years of experience and hands-on perspective to the classroom, and help bridge the gap between academics and industry knowledge.

Doris Savron

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader.

Doris Savron
Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader.

Accreditation

Count on the quality of your education

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org, since 1978.

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While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.