Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - IL, NJ

Computer Security And Forensics

Make a Difference with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) with Computer Security and Forensics concentration provides you with the knowledge, skills, and professional abilities relevant to the criminal justice field. Your online classes and on-campus criminal justice courses will prepare you to serve in roles such as Computer Forensics Specialist, Security Network Analyst, or Information Technology Investigator.

With a Computer Security and Forensics concentration you will:

  • Develop aptitudes to function successfully in computer security and forensics, with a focus on firewall security, database maintenance, and security management
  • Learn a variety of methods for finding, gathering, and reading data stored on digital media

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Learn what causes crime and how it impacts our society.
  • Learn how the different arms of the US criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) work together at the federal, state, and local levels to keep our society safe.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills you need to effectively investigate crime, enforce laws, and implement corrections.
  • Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations -- discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every CJ course.
  • Build leadership skills that could help you stand out and advance in your career
  • Familiarize yourself with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime.
  • Strengthen the communication skills that you need to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.


  • CIS 333-Networking Security Fundamentals
  • CIS 417-Computer Forensics
  • CIS 462-Security Strategy and Policy
  • CIS 499-Information Systems Capstone
  • SEC 305-Computer Security
  • SEC 405-Computer Crime Investigation

Click here to see full Criminal Justice In IL NJ – Computer Security And Forensics curriculum and course descriptions

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Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


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