Digital Forensics Degree and Certificate Programs

The University of Rhode Island offers one of the most comprehensive degree programs in Digital Forensics through a Computer Science Department at a major university. This includes a variety of degree and certificate programs for undergraduate students, graduate students and working professionals.


Minor in Digital Forensics

For undergraduate students, who are completing a degree program in any major.


Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics

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For working professionals who currently have a four-year undergraduate degree, but are not interested in pursuing a full Masters degree at this time. Choose from a concentration in Windows Investigations or Incident Response Investigations.


Professional Certificate in Digital Forensics

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For working professionals who do not currently have a four-year undergraduate degree and are not interested in pursuing a full four-year undergraduate degree at this time. Choose from a concentration in Windows Investigations or Incident Response Investigations.


Master's Degree with a concentration in Digital Forensics

For graduate students who are pursuing a Master's Degree in Computer Science and would like to complement that with a Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics.


PhD with a concentration in Digital Forensics

For graduate students who are pursuing a PhD in Computer Science and would like to complement that with a Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics.


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Programs start in September. The application period will be open from January 1st - July 1st.


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Industry Tools

Our courses teach students how to use the leading industry tools such as: FTK and WinHex!

Industry Certifications

Our courses will help you prepare for standard industry certifications such as: CCE and ACE!

Industry & Careers

Learn about Digital Forensics Industry & Careers