Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement

Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement

One-Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6119

This Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement certificate provides graduates the the skills necessary to enter careers that require knowledge and proper criminal investigative practices in digital forensics of computers, networks, digital devices, cyberspace, and associated equipment. Students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools, practices, and proper criminal investigation practices. Typical job titles: Computer/Digital Forensics Examiner, Computer Systems Specialist, and Cybercrime Specialist. This program is designed to meet the needs of new students as well as individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full or part-time employment in a local police agency. All course work listed below can be used to satisfy the requirements of the associate degree in police science. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Hikmat Chedid at 440-366-7017 or

Career information for this program

Fall Semester (First Year)
CMNW 101 A+ Certification Preparation I 4
CMNW 120 Cyber-Forensics Cyber-crime and The Law 4
CMNW 121 Data Collection, Analysis and Forensic Tools 4
CRMJ 110  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester (First Year)
CRMJ 117 Criminal Law 3
CRMJ 121 Criminalistics 3
CRMJ 146 Criminal Justice Investigation 3
CMNW 223 Network Forensics and Investigative Techniques> 4
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Credit Hours: 32

1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    April 2010
Effective        May 2011


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