Master of Science in Digital Forensics
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

At Sam Houston State University, computer science and criminal justice blend together to form the online Master of Science degree in Digital Forensics.  This program will prepare you to manage and develop secure information systems related to forensic data. Your master’s work will focus on the life of digital evidence – from collection to preservation, sometimes utilizing the department’s dedicated, state-of-the-art forensic center.


The Master of Science in Digital Forensics at SHSU requires a knowledge foundation gained through a relevant undergraduate degree and/or technical or on-the-job experience. You may be required by the master’s program to take additional core classes to broaden your knowledge base.


Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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