2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Computer Forensics, Out of State Cohort Track Graduate Certificate

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College: Engineering and Computer Science Degree: CRT
Department: Computer Science
Program Websites: http://gccf.ucf.edu/

Track Description

This program track has been temporarily suspended effective Fall 2016. 

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics provides a unique graduate training opportunity for those who deal directly or indirectly with digital evidence.

The National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS), the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Department of Chemistry jointly sponsor an interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics. This out-of-state cohort track provides online training to professionals and paraprofessionals who deal directly or indirectly with digital evidence, including law enforcement investigators, forensic laboratory analysts, lawyers and judges, and corporate computer security specialists. Students in the out-of-state cohort program pay less than half of the regular out-of-state tuition.


The Computer Forensics certificate requires four graduate courses (12 credit hours) in forensics study.

Total Credit Hours Required: 15 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree

Elective Courses: 3 Credit Hours

Choose one course from the following list:

Cost Per Credit Hour

For the Computer Forensics Cohort Certificate, the cost per credit hour is $333.*

*Fee is subject to change.

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Admission to the program is competitive on a space-available basis. Final admission is based on evaluation of the applicant’s abilities, past performance and the applicant’s potential for completing the certificate. Students interested in the Out of State Cohort/Track, must contact the program director, Sheau-Dong Lang, PhD, prior to applying.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Cliff Zou PhD
Associate Professor
Telephone: 407-823-5015
HEC 243

Graduate Admissions

Ashley Rivera Mercado
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

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