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Technology Forensics, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Tempe, AZ, United States
A Technology Forensics specialist is an Information Technology professional who supports the military, corporate, law enforcement and legal communities in the investigation and analysis of digital data. The program is delivered by University Of Advancing Technology.
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Overview

Students in the Technology Forensics degree at University Of Advancing Technology will learn methods to obtain and document digital information, determine how information was compromised, trace attribution of malicious code and digital artifacts, and reverse engineer data in order to develop mitigations and countermeasures. Topics of study may include methods for discovering data in computers, networks and hand-held devices; recovering deleted, encrypted, corrupted or hidden information; the proper handling of evidence in accordance with laws and regulations; advanced malware detection; reverse engineering; and investigation of malicious code from a variety of sources including both common threat sources and the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT).

This program will prepare students to anticipate new and emerging technologies so they can be successful within the rapidly evolving computer forensic environment and the increasingly complex threat landscape. This program provides students with the opportunity to synthesize and apply the vital skills and knowledge necessary to not only succeed in the workforce but to have a highly desirable and technical education setting them apart from traditional digital forensics programs. Instruction will lead students into hands-on and real-world situations, where they will gain invaluable experience working with actual systems, software and networks. 

Technology Forensics Degree Objectives

  • Articulate the complexity of and apply thinking skills to how the network and application infrastructure affects technology forensics investigations and incident response procedures.
  • Identify and apply in a forensics context the various topologies, standards, technologies and protocols employed in computer systems, including file system formats and their attributes.
  • Evaluate, select, and deploy computer forensic measures for the response, mitigation and analysis of a security incident pertaining to digital artifacts and how information was compromised.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Computer Forensic Essentials
  • File Systems and Structures
  • Linux 
  • Security Essentials

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Ability to express yourself
  • Desire to change the status quo
  • Desire to investigate and research (“Who dunnit” part of your vernacular)
  • Most comfortable with geeky things
  • Passion for technology
  • Problem solving skills
  • Raw intelligence
  • Skilled in problem solving and analytics
  • Strong academic history
  • Support of family and friends
  • UAT is the clear choice for its distinctive education and best fit
  • Understands significance of a prestigious technology education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tempe

  • 900 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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