Computer Forensics: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Computer Forensics: Certificate


Crack the code; solve the crime.

The solution is at your fingertips: use computer forensics to prosecute more criminals.

Program Description


It’s time to bring your investigative techniques into the 21st century.

TCL’s Computer Forensics Certificate program teaches you how to gather and preserve computer evidence in a court-approved manner.

The 12-credit-hour program is specifically designed for officers looking to upgrade their skills or for those who are enrolled or have already completed TCL’s Criminal Justice Technology associate degree program.

Computer Forensics courses include designing Windows network security, internet and firewall security, computer forensics and digital forensics.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
Bring your investigative skills into the 21st century.
Quick Fact 2
Learn how to gather and preserve computer evidence in a court-approved manner.
Quick Fact 3
This is an advanced certificate option; must complete several prerequisite computer and networking courses.

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Important Additional Admission Requirements

The 12-credit-hour program is specifically designed for officers looking to upgrade their skills or for those who are enrolled or have already completed TCL’s Criminal Justice Technology associate degree program. In addition, students must successfully complete several prerequisite computer and networking courses (IST 162, IST 163, IST 165, IST 166, and CRJ 101) before enrolling in computer forensics courses.

What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 12 credits x $170 per credit = $2,040.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Program Dean


Michael Ricks

Dean/Public & Human Services Technology

mricks@tcl.edu

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