The Program in Depth

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree with a specialization in Digital Investigations can give students real-world, industry-relevant knowledge and experience in conducting investigations as a digital crime professional.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Summarize details of essential computer concepts.
  • Use an operating system interface to access, add, troubleshoot and configure hardware and manage files.
  • Implement a relational database management system utilizing the concepts of database design and data modeling.
  • Develop business applications using programming languages, tools and software development methodologies.
  • Collect and evaluate digital crime evidence while maintaining evidence integrity and usefulness by following proper procedures.
  • 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 verbiage
  • 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 investigations

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of your program courses will be focused on this specialization than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree with a specialization in Digital Investigations, your classes can include:

  • Introduction to Cybercrime and Digital Investigations

    This course provides students with an introduction to the concepts and systems involved in digital investigations and cybercrime. The course discusses...

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  • Laws and Ethics in Digital Investigations

    During this course, students will examine digital crime and investigation laws at various levels of government. Students will also discuss ethical con...

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  • Digital Investigations I

    This course will examine digital investigation tools, threats, and techniques. Topics may include procedures, steganography, operating systems, tool v...

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