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Online Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 12
Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Enhance or launch your career in criminal justice, law enforcement, digital forensics, or cybersecurity in as little as ONE semester with our FULLY online program!

Develop the digital forensic skills necessary to investigate cybercrimes that impact our national security and public safety, with the potential to earn the AccessData Certified Examiner credential upon completion of relevant coursework and examination. Gain knowledge on the causes of cybercrime and the criminal justice system’s response. This completely online program will help prepare you for high-demand careers.

Potential Jobs

  • Certified Forensics Examiner
  • Private or Government Agency Investigator
  • FBI Agent
  • Forensics Science Technicion
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Police Officer

Ready to Apply?


Or, you can:

Candidates who wish to take courses at the Army Education Center at Fort Stewart beginning October 9, 2023, should submit an application for the Fall 2024 semester and email Graduate Admissions at to request an entry term update to Fall 2023.

Learn how to conduct digital forensics investigations by working closely with award-winning faculty and criminal justice professionals.

Program of Study

Format: Online

Course Requirements: 9 Credit Hours

CRJU 5010G Applied Digital Forensics 1
CRJU 5020G Applied Digital Forensics 2
CRJU 7864 Legal Aspect of Cybercrime

Cyber Elective: 3 Credit Hours

Select one CRJU graduate-level course labeled as a content area for Cybercrime

Total Credit Hours: 12

Our graduate cybercrime certificate is the only one of its kind offered in the region, with coursework focusing on digital forensics and laws governing the internet. The certificate supplements a baccalaureate degree in a relevant field from an accredited four-year institution.

Students may optionally choose to take applied digital forensics courses offered in-person at our Armstrong campus in Savannah or online.

ALL courses in the cybercrime certificate program may be applied to the online cybercrime concentration of the Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology!

Do You Have Questions? Contact Us!

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box: 8105
Statesboro, GA 30460
Fax: 912-478-4999

Program Coordinator

Dr. Amanda Graham
Home Campus: Statesboro

General Cybercrime and/or Course-Specific Questions

Dr. Cassandra Dodge
Home Campus: Armstrong


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Last updated: 12/24/2023