MCJ Online: 
Digital Forensics

The DeSales MACJ Online Digital Forensics concentration addresses legal and investigative issues with digital technology, including computers and portable devices. 

Learn the basics of criminological theory and practice while concentrating your studies in the field of digital forensics. As a graduate of this program, you'll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make an immediate contribution to your field. 

It is a ten course program (30 credits) that requires completion of:

  • 5 core courses

  • 4 concentration courses

  • 1 capstone course

All courses are online and can be taken full-time or part-time. 


5 Core Required Courses (15 credits)

  • CJ 501 - Advanced Criminology

  • CJ 502 - Research Methods and Evaluation 

  • CJ 503 - Ethics in Criminal Justice

  • CJ 506 - Issues in Criminal Law

  • CJ 530 - Policing in America

 4 Concentration Courses -  (12 credits) 

  • CJ 536 - Digital Investigation and Evidence Collection

  • CJ 537 - Forensic Acquisition and Analysis

  • CJ 538 - Network and Cloud Forensics

  • CJ 539 - Special  Topics in Digital Forensics

1 Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • CJ 507- Master Project Seminar 

Total: 10 courses (30 credits)

About Online Programs

DeSales University is dedicated to holding the quality of all courses to the highest standards. We strive to present instruction in a way that is unique to the online environment.

Spring Session Starts
April 10, 2017

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