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Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate

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Identity theft, check fraud, phishing, and other forms of digital crime are a concern in today's interconnected age. If you hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, a postbaccalaureate certificate program could help you acquire the knowledge and technical skills to pursue an entry-level position in computer forensics.

Note: This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.

Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program Highlights

The online Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the IT field
  • Examine key IT areas including intrusion detection systems, incidence response strategies, computer forensics, and forensic techniques
  • Explore computer forensic software

Prepare for Certification

With this certificate, you could prepare for the CompTIA Network, CompTIA Security, and EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) certification exams.*

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Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Purdue University Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

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What are the Career Opportunities?

This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the field of computer forensics.

Prepare for Future Studies

Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Purdue Global degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Purdue Global.

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How Do I Get Started?

Purdue Global offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules. Certain start dates may not be available at all ground locations; speak with an advisor for additional information.


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April 18, 2018

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December 05, 2018

What Courses Will I Take?

The curriculum in this program focuses on the key technical skills and knowledge that can be applied immediately to the field of computer forensics. Courses include:

  • Networking Concepts
  • Computer Forensics
  • Digital Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection and Incidence Response

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Program Requirements
  • Major Credits28
  • Total Credits28

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

Tuition and Fees

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Online, Rockville, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin

$371.00 cost per credit
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Tuition does not include University fees and associated program fees. View tuition and fee information or contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

Indiana resident military veterans: tuition for online undergraduate degree and certificate programs is $220.00 per quarter credit hour.

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*Students are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.