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Digital Forensics Minor

The minor in digital forensics provides students an opportunity to supplement or enhance their major program with digital forensics and cybersecurity coursework.  

Digital Forensics knowledge is very useful for students in any area especially those who are majoring in cybersecurity, criminal justice, homeland security, psychology, the sciences, or business. Students who complete a minor in digital forensics will study how to acquire, analyze and manage evidence collected from computer, network, mobile, and IoT devices while investigating both civil and criminal incidents.  The increasing use of computers to commit crimes and the growing demand for computer-based data in civil proceedings has rapidly developed a need for forensic experts to extract useful information from digital evidence.

Degree Type
Area of Interest
Computing & Technology
Associated Colleges or Schools
Program Location
  • Queens Campus
Required Credit Hours


CSS 1005, DFR 1001,  DFR 1011 and nine additional credits in digital forensics or CSS 1008.

Contact Us

Jie Xu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

St.Augustine Hall Queens 2-130


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