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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Digital Forensics

Sam Houston State University

12 months
Duration
8738 USD/year
8738 USD/year
3842 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Digital Forensics at Sam Houston State University prepares students for service in a variety of public and commercial arenas as digital forensics or network security professionals.

Overview

Key facts

The facility includes a Network Security Lab, accommodating training in data, network and cyber security intrusion detection, prevention and tracing, and a Data Recovery Lab that will provide training in the identification, recovery, and preservation of data for legal purposes.

Learning outcomes

This degree is accessible to students who have completed undergraduate Computer Science or Criminal Justice majors or minors and to those with baccalaureate degrees in technical fields with the equivalent of a Computer Science or Criminal Justice minor in formal coursework or professional experience. Applicants who do not possess the appropriate academic, technical or experiential backgrounds may be required to take stem work courses.

In particular, graduates from the Digital Forensics program will be able to effectively plan, establish, and administer security and information assurance systems in commercial settings and law enforcement. This program utilizes state-of-the-art facilities, like Sam Houston State University's Center of Excellence in Digital Forensics. The facility includes a Network Security Lab, accommodating training in data, network and cyber security intrusion detection, prevention and tracing, and a Data Recovery Lab that will provide training in the identification, recovery, and preservation of data for legal purposes.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Security
  • Network Cyber Security
  • Digital Forensics Investigation
  • File Systems Forensics
  • Cyber Law
  • Directed Management and Development Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the ApplyTexas.org Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $75 in U.S. currency via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation.
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4369 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    8738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4369 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3842 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1921 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Huntsville

964 - 1786 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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