Digital Forensics

Graduate Certificate Program

Cyber crime is a part of life for virtually every organization. Network intrusion and computer crimes come in myriad forms. The skills to investigate, detect, contain and respond to these forms is an essential part of any successful IT team. Both technical skill and an understanding of the criminal mind and motivations are key elements in conducting a forensic investigation of an organization’s computer system. Thus combining the skills of computer forensics, project management and psychological patterns of white collar criminals creates an unstoppable digital forensics professional.

PrerequisitesRequired CoursesProgram MappingsAdmission Requirements


  • ECCU 505 Research and Writing for the IT Practitioner must be taken before ECUC 516 The Hacker Mind: Profiling the IT Criminal can be taken

Required Courses

Required courses also prepare students to sit for the corresponding EC-Council certifications

  • ECCU 502 Investigating Network Intrusions and Computer Forensics
  • ECCU 515 Project Management in IT Security
  • ECCU 516 The Hacker Mind: Profiling the IT Criminal

Program Mappings

The EC-Council University Graduate Certificate Program prepares students to challenge the following industry certification exam:

  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI

Admission Requirements

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Admission page.