Master of Science in Cybercrime & Digital Investigation
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Cybercrime and Digital Investigation from Michigan State University is ideal for those who would like to launch or advance a career investigating or responding to cybercrime in law enforcement, government and private industry. The program includes six core courses and your choice of four elective courses that suit your career goals. An IT background is not required to succeed in this program.

You'll graduate with an understanding of the diverse nature of cybercrime threats that affect individuals’ and organizations’ economic and physical safety. Additionally, you'll recognize the risks posed by nation-states and terrorist organizations in online spaces, whether to intellectual property, economic operations or national security.

Potential employers will value your ability to assess cyber threats, understand their impact on various individual and organization targets, explain the limits of current legal and cybersecurity policy and practice and clearly communicate these concerns to diverse audiences. The master's in cybercrime and digital investigation allows you to pursue job titles such as a cybercrime investigator, security engineer, financial investigator, federal special agent, counter-intelligence officer and corporate cyber-fraud investigator.

You can complete your fully online master's degree and boost your career potential in just two years. Learn more and request more information today.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Michigan State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Michigan State University is accredited by: The Broad College of Business at MSU has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested