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Digital Forensics Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS)

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Program Information

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The Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Digital Forensics is a full-time or part-time program offered in an online format. This program requires the completion of 12 semester hours (4 courses) and can be awarded as a separate credential or stacked as part of the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Systems Technology.

The following courses make up the Digital Forensics CUGS program.

  • 4 Courses/ 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 12 S.H.
CST 03252 Foundations of Computer Forensics 3
CST 03253 Applications for Digital Forensics 3
CST 03372 Digital Incident Handling 3
CST 03452 Advanced Digital Forensics Investigation 3

The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) in Digital Forensics is designed to offer students the opportunity of a specialized study to provide students with experience in key courses of this discipline at the undergraduate level. This CUGS prepares students to sit for the following certification exams:

  • EC Council: Digital Forensics Essentials
  • EnCASE Certified Examiner
  • EC Council: ECIH – Certified Incident Hacker
  • EC Council: CHFI – Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator
Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
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Earn your Bachelor's degree

This Certificate of Undergraduate Study can be combined with four other certificates to earn 60 credits toward a Bachelor's of Arts in Computer Systems Technology. Rowan University requires the completion of 120 semester hours of approved general education and major coursework in order to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.


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