Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Computer Forensics
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Use digital clues to solve crimes
When someone robs a bank, they usually leave behind eyewitnesses or clues. But how do authorities solve cybercrimes, where criminals steal data or break into online networks? With our BS in Criminal Justice, with a Computer Forensics concentration, you’ll learn to support criminal investigations by leveraging data and computer forensics to collect, analyze and preserve digital evidence.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Work the digital beat
Get the basics for investigating computer-based crime. Dig into the methods criminals use to identify and exploit network vulnerabilities and develop countermeasures to prevent information and data breaches from criminals across town — or around the globe.
Build your skills
- Conduct investigations of computer-based crime to facilitate criminal prosecutions and civil proceedings.
- Develop strategies to safeguard an organization’s network against potential security threats.
- Implement techniques to prevent cyber criminals from infiltrating computer systems.
Add essential skills to your résumé
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Learn to crack data crimes
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Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.