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Forensic Science–Cyber Investigations

University of Baltimore

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1111 USD/credit
758 USD/credit
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The 30-credit M.S. in Forensic Science–Cyber Investigations program at the University of Baltimore prepares you to excel in a rapidly changing field as you become an expert in investigating criminal activity involving computer and digital information systems, recovery and analysis of data, preservation of evidence and understanding the law.

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Overview

How the program works:

Through a 10-course curriculum at the M.S. in Forensic Science–Cyber Investigations program at the University of Baltimore, you'll develop skills and knowledge in 21st-century forensic investigations to become an agent of positive change. You'll explore:

  • forensic investigation techniques
  • computer and digital information crimes
  • cybersecurity attacks, threats and risk assessment
  • prevention and security management strategies
  • legal interventions and resolutions.

You'll gain practical, hands-on experience in a brand-new digital computer lab where you'll be able to break down computer hardware and learn to employ specific software for investigation purposes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Issues in High Technology Crime 
  • Identifying Organizational Liabilities and Crime 
  • Information Retrieval: Paper and Electronic
  • Forensic Investigative Techniques 
  • Introduction to Cryptography 
  • Protection of Data/Information

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for admission at the University of Baltimore, you must submit:

  • an application and a $35 application fee
  • all official academic transcripts from post-secondary/university-level institutions
  • a credential evaluation report of all education received at non-U.S. institutions
  • official proof of English language proficiency
  • additional program-specific requirements 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1111 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1111 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    758 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 758 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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