Program Overview

Champlain College in Vermont offers a B.S. in Computer Forensics & Digital Investigations degree. Historically, this field is always in demand and has a high career growth. At Champlain College, graduates have jobs within 30 days of graduation, or even before. The program is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency (NSA), and recognized as a model electronic crime and digital investigation program by the National Institute of Justice.

The curriculum is 120 credits—the professional curriculum is 60 credits and includes key courses of: criminal law, operating systems, forensic accounting, cybercrime, digital forensics analysis, networking fundamentals, criminal procedure, and a few others. A forensics internship is also part of the professional curriculum; students are only eligible for this upon completing 75 credit hours. Students will have a hands-on experience; they have an opportunity to provide data recovery and digital forensic support to local businesses in Vermont and government agencies.

The general education component is 60 credits and includes relevant coursework including:  statistics, psychology, history, literature, government, communication, economics, and critical reading. The curriculum encompasses a wide variety of topics that will help students get the most out of their education. This degree can be completed in as little as 3 years and courses are offered in 7-week sessions. There are also certificates in computer forensics that can be obtained alongside the Bachelor’s degree.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The accrediting agency of Champlain College, this agency accredits the institutions in all six New England States, and includes on its roster Harvard University, University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts, and Dartmouth College to name only a few.

    Requirements

    Resume. High school diploma or GED. Essay.

    School Overview

    Champlain College is a private college in Burlington, Vermont, that was established in 1878 as Burlington Collegiate Institute by G.W. Thompson. The college has moved many times and changed its name but took its current name in 1958 and relocated to the Hill Section of Burlington where it lies today. Champlain areas of study include undergraduate degrees, online certificates and degree programs, and master’s degree programs.

    In 1993, online educational programs were introduced to the college. Today, the school offers a variety of programs online. Certain associate’s and bachelor’s degrees can be attained by only using online programs. Many other degrees incorporate the use of online classes.

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