Cyber Crime Technology

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  • AAS Day Program: 5 semesters, including 1 summer term
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: 20

Career Description

The Cyber Crime curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.

Careers Available

Graduates should qualify to become computer crime investigators for local or state criminal justice agencies. Also these graduates should be competent to serve as computer security specialists or consultants with private business.

Entry-Level Salary

  • $35,000 – $43,000/yr.

Course of Study

Course work in this curriculum will include a division of work in the disciplines of criminal justice and computer information systems. Additionally, students will be required to take specific cyber crime classes.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Beginning computer applications and strong communication and reading comprehension skills are an advantage to completing this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Attention to detail, good communication skills, outstanding reasoning and comprehension skills, good analytical and problem-solving skills, and analytical and critical thinking skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Cyber Crime Program, contact Dan Hutcherson, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3374 or dhutcherson@forsythtech.edu.