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Computer Forensics  Certificate

Overview

What is Computer Forensics at WVU like?

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics is funded by Microsoft Corporation, the National White Collar Crime Center and the U.S. Secret Service. It provides expertise to individuals who are either currently in the computer and information technology industry or have academic credentials to enter this field while being engaged in law enforcement.

By providing systematic courses treating the law enforcement aspects of computer use, business and industry will gain a new level of protection from cyber-criminals who threaten to disrupt society not only by individual acts of theft, but even by bringing the commercial activities of an entire Internet-based society to a standstill.

Admission to the graduate certificate program in Computer Forensics requires admission to the MS Computer Science or MS Electrical Engineering (with Computer Engineering major).

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: April 1
Spring: October 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Computer Forensics at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Computer Forensics graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose

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