The Department offers two graduate-level certificate programs in Computer Forensics, co-sponsored with the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) — one for current graduate students (category A) and one for non-degree seeking graduate students (category B).
The certificates offer requisite training to students in the core area of retrieval, preservation, and analysis of digital evidence (documents and images, data, etc.) stored on various devices including personal computers, tablets, and cell phones. The program provides training in the tools necessary to identify, and appropriately respond to, attacks on local- and wide-area networks. Individuals certified in Computer Forensics will be prepared to testify in litigation as expert witnesses in criminal and civil litigation.
- Learn about admissions requirements for the category A and category B certificates.
- Read the program requirements and a suggested course of study.
- You can find up-to-date information regarding admission, course requirements, and course descriptions in the UAB Graduate Catalog.
For more information about the Computer Forensics Certificate Program, please contact department chair Jeffery T. Walker.