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Digital Forensics Analyst Certificate

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Digital Forensics Analyst Certificate

The purpose of this program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in digital forensics positions and related fields. The program provides the foundation to obtain the fundamental knowledge of the various theoretical components and practical skills of digital forensics as the basis for entry-level employment within various cybersecurity-related disciplines.  Students will learn the basics of digital investigation by establishing documentary evidence, such as digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents.  The hands-on coursework focuses on analyzing digital evidence and investigating computer security incidents to support system and network vulnerability mitigation as well as preserving and presenting digital evidence in support of criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations.  

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Program Highlights

In addition to being a freestanding certificate, the Digital Forensics Analyst Certificate program coursework may be selected as the information technology electives for other programs.  If a student has completed a Sullivan University degree, which includes the coursework for the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, students may apply for the Digital Forensics Analyst Certificate when completing the graduation application.  

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  • 24 credit hours total
  • 9 months normally to complete – Part Time Only Option – 8 Credit Hours per Quarter 
  • $420 per credit hour


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Length of Class

11 Week Quarters

  • Online or On Campus Classes Available (On Campus Night Classes Available) 
    • Asynchronous Online Courses Available – Classes completed through Blackboard. No specific class time, deadlines typically Wednesday and Sunday.
  • Program is only compatible with part time enrollment – 8 credit hours for four quarters – 8/8/8
  • Students will work in module-based courses for this program where each class will be taught for 5.5 weeks and only one at a time. 

Next Steps After Interview  
Application, Unofficial Transcripts, FAFSA, KY Residency (if applicable) 


Total Credit Hours: 24



Credit Hours

CSC 111


CSC 147


CSC 247


CSC 248


CSC 346


CSC 348


Total Credit Hours: 24