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Digital Forensics

Post Associate Certificate of Achievement

Program Overview

Digital Forensics

Delta's Digital Forensics Post Associate Certificate is designed to provide you specialized knowledge in digital forensics. The program offers theoretical, practical and technical instruction designed to meet an ever-increasing demand for law enforcement, security and correctional personnel who require specific training in digital forensics and cybercrime.

As a graduate of this certificate you may supplement your criminal justice degree and experience with knowledge in the use and practical applications of digital forensics. The certificate will aid in digital forensic work as a: police officer, corrections officer, conservation officer, juvenile officer, private security, detective, special agent or continue your education to obtain work as a digital forensics examiner.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in digital forensics? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Gather, analyze, compile and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.

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Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within the State of Michigan Prosperity Regions 5 and 6.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

The Digital Forensics Post Associate Certificate at Delta has been designed to prepare you for challenging positions in the rapidly growing field of cyber-investigations and digital forensics in a law enforcement. As a graduate of this certificate you may supplement your criminal justice degree and experience with knowledge in the use and practical applications of digital forensics. The certificate will aid in digital forensic work as a: police officer, corrections officer, conservation officer, juvenile officer, private security, detective, special agent or continue your education to obtain work as a digital forensics examiner.

Students desiring to work as a police officer might be required to complete a regional police academy and meet MCOLES licensing standards to be employable.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has three centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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 Transfer opportunities
 

Delta has signed transfer agreements to continue your criminal justice studies with:

·         Ferris State University - Criminal Justice with options
·         University of Phoenix - Criminal Justice Administration Management

Delta has signed transfer agreements to continue your computer science and information technology studies with:

·         Capitol College
·         Colorado State University Global Campus
·         Davenport University
·         Eastern Michigan University
·         Northwood University


LEARN MORE ABOUT LAW ENFORCEMENT TRANSFER OPTIONS

Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio
With a student to professor ratio of 15 to 1, our students get personal attention.
Michigan
80% of grads from the last five years live in the tri-counties. 97% live in Michigan.


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