Digital Investigation Proficiency Certificate

Preparation for Entry-level Positions in Criminal Justice

Work with experienced faculty to learn about acquiring information from digital media, using the most current technology and making sure evidence is admissible in court. You will demonstrate how social media can be used in criminal acts, and develop skills through hands-on activities related to real-life situations.

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Criminal Investigators and Special Agents – est. salary $85,470
Forensic Science Technicians – est. salary $53,772*
Police Patrol Officers – est. salary $78,215
Private Detectives and Investigators – est. salary $58,918*

**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Digital Investigations Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

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