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Computer Forensics Schools

Computer Forensics Job DescriptionThe field of computer forensics is a fast growing profession.  As technology becomes more ubiquitous in our society, the criminal activity surrounding the use of it becomes more sophisticated and frequent.  Colleges and universities are answering that demand by increasingly making computer forensics programs available.  Computer forensics schools are available both on campus and online for those who need flexible schedules. 

When choosing a school for computer forensics, you will find that there are several reputable online options now available.  The approach you take to your education should take into consideration your unique educational and job background.  If you have already had experience in law enforcement, you may be able to complete a computer forensics degree coupled with on the job training in order to qualify for a position. Those seeking information from computer forensics schools, remember that there is often a great deal of overlap between cyber security, information security, and computer forensics. Be sure to ask school representatives about whether their program is a good fit for your specific career goals.



For those who have no prior experience or education, begin by getting started on an associates or bachelors degree program from a computer forensics school that offers a program in computer forensics specifically, information security, or cyber security. Be sure that you dig deeper than reading a basic description of a schools' computer forensics program. Ask questions from school representatives and find a program that works for you.