it BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BIT) Specialization in Digital Investigations

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) with a Specialization in Digital Investigations is designed for students interested in combating the growing threat of web-based crime. Students will gain practical and real-world knowledge and experience in identifying cyber threats, understanding cyber security systems and understanding digital laws and their enforcement. This program combines practical experience and industry-current knowledge to deliver a relevant and meaningful preparation for a career as a digital crime professional.

 

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American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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  • Next Start Date

    April 28, 2014

  • Total Credits

    180

  • Specialization Credits

    49.5

  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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  • The Digital Investigations specialization is focused on giving students real-world experience and knowledge in conducting investigations of digital criminal activity and mischief. Throughout this program, students will learn to:

    • Maintain and secure digital network devices and programs.
    • Identify and analyze potential technical misbehavior or problems.
    • Effectively report on and detail such issues using proper procedures and technical verbage.
    • Collect electronic evidence of digital crime while maintaining evidence integrity and usefulness by using proper procedure.
    • Analyze and evaluate current and potential laws regulating and relevant to digital crime.
    • Understand industry expectations of professionalism and corporate conduct in digital crime investigation.

     

    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
     
    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

  • In addition to general education requirements, this program requires a number of core and specialization courses, taught by instructors with industry-current and relevant experience. By learning from instructors who know what digital investigation careers require, you can expect classes that deliver need-to-know information and practical experience for obtaining your own digital investigation job.

    SPECIALIZATION COURSES

    • Introduction to Cyber Crime and Digital Investigations
    • Laws and Ethics in Digital Investigations
    • Digital Investigations I
    • Social Media and Social Engineering in Digital Investigations
    • Digital Investigations II
    • Principles in Electronic Discovery
    • Network Investigations
    • Global Investigations
    • Wireless Network Investigations
    • Wireless Investigations
    • Senior Project in Digital Investigations

     

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  • In the digital investigation specialization, students will gain real-world experience and relevant knowledge by learning from industry specialists with extensive experience in this area. Students will become familiar the procedures, technology and terminology at use during digital investigations, and will understand how to communicate their own findings in this format.

    Students will learn the professional and ethical expectations of conducting effective digital investigations, as well as the expectations for pursuing a career in the field. Finally, students will engage in the process themselves, putting their experience to work and actually engaging in the field itself, in order to make them ready for hire in this exciting field after graduation.

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