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Learn to fight cyberthreats and investigate cybercrime

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

This program is accredited by the Defense Cyber Crime Center.

According to a 2018 study by PwC, a leading professional services network, cybercrime is the second most common type of economic crime among the businesses that responded to the survey—31 percent reported losses related to cybercrime.

As a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence, Stevenson’s Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics program is certified to prepare students, by the standards and needs of the federal government, to address concerns about the nation’s critical infrastructure. You will be prepared for a rewarding and challenging career in fighting and investigating worldwide cybercrime.

Upon graduating from our CDFAE-designated program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the Department of Justice that can be exchanged for Department of Defense training course credit, allowing you to start working as a recognized digital forensic practitioner immediately after graduation.

 

Nationally Recognized

Our program is one of only 15 undergraduate programs in the nation to earn “The National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence” accreditation by Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3). This designation recognizes a school that offers rigorous degree programs in information security to produce professionals capable of defending against the increasingly complex nature of cybercrime and intrusion in both government and industry.

Study Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics at Stevenson

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Career Paths for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Majors

Industries in need of cybersecurity and digital forensics experts include:

  • Federal, State, and Local governments
  • Businesses and corporations
  • Financial industries
  • Law enforcement
  • Military
  • Intelligence and National Security agencies
  • Government contractors

Our program will prepare students for rewarding career choices in those industries, with graduates being prepared to take on careers such as:

  • Digital Forensics Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Forensics Support
  • Digital Data Forensic Examiner
  • IT Security Specialist
  • Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Digital Forensics Engineer

Curious about internships and job placement after you graduate? Visit our Office of Career Services.

Courses

Courses

Additional courses are being developed that will reflect the latest technology in this crucial field.

CDF 110 Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Fundamentals
CDF 240 Linux System Administration
CDF 251 Network Security
CDF 252 Networking II
CDF 261 Digital Forensics
CDF 271 Intrusion and Penetration Testing
CDF 281 Advanced Network Defense
CDF 290 Risk Management, Legal Frameworks, and Compliance in Cybersecurity
CDF 391 Incident Response and Investigation
CDF 392 Information Systems Forensics Internals-Auditing
CDF 393 Forensic Evidence Collection Tools and Techniques
CDF 475 Advanced Digital Forensics
CDF 480 Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Capstone
IS 140 Information Systems Architecture and Design
IS 231 Network Technologies
IS 232 TCP and IP Communication Protocols for Windows and UNIX
IS 235 Advanced Windows Server Architecture and Administration
IS 240 Programming Concepts
IS 331 CISCO TSP and IP Routing
IS 365 Writing for IS Applications
IS 432 Network Security-Firewalls, IDS, and Counter Measures
MGT 210 Business Writing

One Business elective

Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.

Catalog

 

Stevenson Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics At a Glance

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for information security analysts is projected to be 26 percent from now through 2026.
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Our program is one of only 15 undergraduate programs in the nation to earn “The National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence” accreditation by Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).
 
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