Bachelor of Science in Information Technology / Digital Forensics
University of the Potomac

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Digital Forensics is an online information technology degree from University of the Potomac for those students seeking to advance their careers while still meeting personal and professional obligations.  With any of the information technology degrees, you will gain theoretical understanding and technical expertise in developing and managing an organization’s technical resources.  The curriculum begins with a common core of courses that provide a solid foundation on which further studies in the field are built upon.

This online forensic science degree then continues with courses in digital forensics, a rapidly growing field as technology and its use grow with amazing speed.  With this degree students study cybercrime, computer and network security, and ways to mitigate risks to them.  Although this is a flexible, 100% online degree, you will still complete a degree that is dedicated to ensuring quality and remaining current in technological advancements.  Students complete the same rigorous degree as those completing the degree on-campus, including the real-world experience that, along with the knowledge and skills gained, provide success in the workforce.  Courses in this online forensic science degree include:

  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Introduction to Cybercrime and Homeland Security
  • Computer Forensic Tools
  • Security Policies and Procedures
  • Network Defense and Countermeasures I

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score