2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Digital Forensics/Cybersecurity

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Digital Forensics/Cybersecurity, Certificate Program Checksheet


  • Certificate Courses
  • Admission Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Digital Forensics/Cybersecurity (DFOR) Certificate?

Responding to industry trends, the Digital Forensics/Cybersecurity Certificate is a cooperative venture of the College of Business and the College of Education Criminal Justice Program. This certificate was created to increase the options available for Ferris State University students seeking to supplement their education in the field of digital forensics and cybersecurity. By supplementing their education with computer and mobile forensics and cybersecurity, it is believed that Ferris State University students majoring in all areas will increase their employment opportunities. The certificate consists of four security sources (one in information security, two in digital forensics, and one in fraud examination). The courses are designed specifically to make the student a more thorough investigator in cyber crime scenes and mobile device technologies.

More Information

Accountancy, Finance & Info Systems
 119 South Street, BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2434

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Major Courses - 12 Credits

Digital Security Awareness
Digital Forensics and Analysis
Link and Visual Analysis
Choose One:
Advanced Digital Forensics
Fraud Examination
Legal-Ethical Issues Infor Sec

NOTE: No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically require in the students major.