Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Academics

Student Resources

The Digital Forensics and the Cyber Security programs approach teaching as a mixture of academic and practical points of view. This hybrid approach allows students to build a strong foundation and expand themselves by applying real-world techniques and tools to the subjects being taught.

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Professional Science Masters

  • Completely online
  • No tech prerequisites
  • Tech-oriented degree
  • 4-year degree required

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Graduate Certificate

  • Completely online
  • No tech prerequisites
  • Tech-oriented degree
  • 4-year degree required

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Professional Certificate

  • Completely online
  • No tech prerequisites
  • Tech-oriented degree
  • No degree required

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Undergraduate Minor

  • In-person and online courses
  • Complements any major
  • No prerequisites

The Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Center works with the Department of Computer Science and Statistics and the Department of Electrical Engineering. Together this partnership develops and oversees the curriculum and courses offered as part of the DFCSC programs at The University of Rhode Island.

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) have selected the University of Rhode Island as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.