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Online Master's in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Explore Our Master’s in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Program

Companies are looking for highly skilled personnel to detect, track, record, and interpret digital forensic data that can then be used to initiate prosecutions or secure convictions.

Stevenson University Online's Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics provides an advanced and top-rated education for experienced information technology professionals interested in the analysis of forensically collected and acquired digital evidence. Our cybersecurity master's program trains technology professionals to preserve, acquire, analyze, interpret, and document critical forensic findings for use in legal and computer security proceedings. As both cybersecurity and digital forensics are evolving fields, companies now require the skills of certified and master's-prepared IT professionals. As such, our cybersecurity and digital forensics master's emphasizes skills that are relevant in the workforce today. 

With access to Stevenson University Online’s highly specialized virtual lab environment, students utilize state-of-the-art digital forensic technology to perform hands-on work related to advanced forensic analysis.

Students in our online master's degree program in cybersecurity and digital forensics participate in exercises based on real-life events such as thefts of electronic information, cyber attacks, and other cyber crimes. This real-world training provides the foundation for practical education and dovetails with the Stevenson University mission to embrace career planning while encompassing critical learning tasks.

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  • Careers

    Careers for Online Master's in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Graduates

    Some of the career opportunities available to students who earn their master's in computer forensics include: 

    • Cyber Security Engineer
    • Cyber Security Analyst
    • Network Engineer/ Architect
  • Courses

    Some of the Courses You Could Take

    Students in our online master's degree in cybersecurity and digital forensics could take any of the following courses:

    • CYBF 643 Incident Response and Evidence Collection    
    • CYBF 644 Windows Forensic Examinations    
    • CYBF 662 Network Penetration Testing    
    • CYBF 680 Legal Compliance and Ethics    
    • CYBF 685 Malware Detection, Analysis, and Prevention    
    • CYBF 710 Mock Intrusion and Response    
    • FSIS 642 File Systems Forensic Analysis    
    • FSIS 646 Windows Intrusion Forensic Investigations    
  • Admissions/Tuition


    • Completed online application.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, students must submit an official course-by-course transcript evaluation from an organization that is a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A member list is available on the NACES website.
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field of study OR related professional work experience (highly recommended).
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Rate Standard
    Per Credit $695.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $2,085.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your online master's degree by eliminating all fees. 
    • Financial aid packages are offered to those who qualify.
  • Certificate Options

    Digital Forensics Certificate Option

    Stevenson offers a fully-online graduate certificate for those interested in advancing their career in cybersecurity and digital forensics. 

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