The graduate certificate in cyber crime forensics is offered in collaboration with the School of Information Studies and the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology.
The satisfactory completion of a sequence of courses will lead to a certificate in this growing area. Preparation includes a foundation in cyber crime theory, legal and policy issues of cyber crime, and digital forensic investigation.
- Students wishing to obtain this certificate must declare their intention by applying to the program office or director.
- All graduate certificate applicants—even those already enrolled in a UWM graduate program—must apply to the Graduate School through the Panthera Admission Application.
- Graduate degree and previously admitted graduate non-degree students who decide to pursue a certificate program must submit the Panthera application before completing six credits in the certificate sequence.
- Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and have a minimum 2.75 cumulative undergraduate GPA to be admitted into a certificate program.
Cyber Crime Forensics Certificate Eligibility
- Current MS in Criminal Justice & Criminology students in good standing.
- Students who have already received a bachelor’s degree from any accredited university.
- A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in certificate courses taken at UWM is required.
The certificate in cyber crime forensics consists of 21 credits. A minimum of 15 credits must be taken at UWM. For those with a degree in criminal justice, past course credits will be evaluated for equivalency and will be approved by the department chairperson.
|CRM JST 421G: Cybercrime||3|
|CRM JST 422G: Cyber Crime, Law & Public Policy||3|
|INFOST 695G: Ethical Hacking I||3|
|NFOST 696G: Special Topics in Information Science: (Ethical Hacking II)||1-3|
|NFOST 691G: Special Topics in Information Science: (Computer Forensics)||1-3|
|Electives (Choose two courses from those listed below)||6|
|CRM JST 423G: Investigating the Dark Web|
|CRM JST 424G: Sex Crimes, Human Trafficking and the Internet|
|CRM JST 480G: Criminal Evidence and Investigation|
|INFOST 784: Information Security Management|