Boost Your Skills

Your online computer security and forensics degree will teach you how to:

  • Work in criminal justice computer forensics, focusing on firewall security, database maintenance, and security management
  • Find, gather, and read data stored on digital media using a variety of methods
  • Understand the causes of crime and its effect on society
  • Comprehend how the different arms of the U.S. criminal justice system (police, courts and corrections) work together at the federal, state and local levels
  • Apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations; discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every criminal justice course
  • Build leadership skills that can help you stand out and advance in your career
  • Identify the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime
  • Communicate effectively, share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts
  • Think critically, to effectively investigate crimes, enforce laws, and implement corrections