Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science
Champlain College

Program Details

Are you currently working in law enforcement, or in the information security field, and are looking to take your career to the next level? Do you want to bring more rigor and proven scientific methodologies to the table to improve the quality of an investigation and the likelihood of holding the perpetrators responsible? If this sounds like you, look no further than Champlain College Online Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science.

In Champlain’s award-winning, nationally recognized, online Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science program, students develop into scientist-leaders in state-of-the-art virtual labs, where they are able to use digital evidence to investigate a variety of crimes while developing proven methods for which evidence can be collected for the courts. Taught by scholar-practitioners who are bringing their experiences into the classroom on a daily basis, students gain exposure to wide-variety of emergent techniques and real-life digital crimes that will improve their agility in this constantly-changing field.

Designed to be applicable from Day 1, Champlain’s online Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science courses are interactive and engaging, and they’re taught by scholar practitioners who are invested in their students’ success. You’ll build a professional network with fellow students across the country with whom you will progress through the program, and be able to apply what you learn in almost any industry, working in the private or public sector.

This dynamic program supplies state-of-the art tools needed to stay current with technology and industry trends while building on existing digital forensics knowledge and advancing students to their next level of expertise. Coursework provides a framework of core digital forensic principles through such courses as:

  • The Practice of Digital Investigations
  • Scripting for Digital Forensics
  • Operating System Analysis
  • Incident Response and Network Forensics
  • Mobile Device Analysis

Graduates are prepared to advance in their current law enforcement setting, or to advance in an information security team or enterprise.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Champlain College is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Experience or current employment in a digital forensics/computer science field is required.