Computer Forensics

Associate in Applied Science (Computer Forensics Specialty)
Career Degree

Turn data into evidence

Investigate and analyze for legal proceedings

Earn how to collect and analyze digital evidence, preserving its integrity so it can stand up in court. To use your IT skills in the service of justice, you begin with a thorough grounding in computers, networks and cybersecurity. Layer in more criminal justice and law enforcement electives, learning crime scene note-taking and how to present your findings clearly.

You graduate ready to go to work, sifting digital traces for evidentiary value.

What can you do with an A.A.S. in Computer Information Technology?

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Computer Information Technology prepares you to start to work or continue your studies in law enforcement, programming, computer science or related fields.

Expand your skillset with stackable certificates

The 63-65 college credits you earn for your A.A.S. include courses that also form stand-alone certificates. Earn one or more certificates that stack into your A.A.S. and expand your career options.

Choose a certificate combination specific to your interests or how you want to develop your career. These certificates may be the most efficient to earn on the way to your A.A.S. with a specialty in Computer Forensics:


  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • WIOA Program

  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

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Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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Computer Information Technology at CLC

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