This certificate combines hardware, operating systems, forensic techniques, and networking fundamentals with the requisite security concepts and effective practices required to detect and respond to system and network intrusions.

Students completing this degree and related certificate can apply for jobs as:

  • Analyst/Responder
  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Network Defense Analyst
  • Computer Network Defense Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Network Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Computer Network Support Specialist
  • Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder
  • Digital Forensics Analyst
  • Digital Media Collector
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Forensic Technician
  • Incident Handler
  • Incident Responder
  • Intrusion Analyst
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Technician
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Defense Technician
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Red Team Technician
Network Forensics Certificate by Semester
Fall Spring
NCC 213: Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Fundamentals (4) NCC 214: Ethical Hacking & Systems Defense (4)
NCC 215: Digital Forensics I: Digital Forensics Fundamentals (4) NCC 219: Network Forensics and Incident Response (4)
NCC 235 Cybersecurity Law and Ethics (3)
11 Credits 8 Credits