Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity

(on campus or online)

Available on campus and online, the graduate certificate program in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) allows students to develop competency and practical knowledge, enabling them to work with various issues related to cybercrime. By participating in the program, students will gain insight into cyber-criminology and the legal practices, practical digital investigative knowledge, and policies related to cybersecurity risk assessment. In addition, going beyond understanding practical and essential knowledge of cybercrime and cybersecurity, students who successfully complete the certificate program are eligible to take the forensic examiner exams. Coursework can also be applied toward the Metropolitan College Master of Criminal Justice.

Prerequisites

Applicants to the program are required to have a bachelor’s degree, and must provide two letters of recommendation (at least one from an academic source). Some courses may have additional prerequisites.

Curriculum

(four courses/16 credits)

  • MET CJ 610 Cybercrime
  • MET CJ 710 Applied Digital Forensic Investigation
  • MET CS 684 IT Security Policies and Procedures
  • MET CS 693 Digital Forensics and Investigations