Bachelor of Science in Computer Forensics (BS)

Computer forensics is all about finding, preserving, recovering and analyzing digital evidence from computers and other storage systems. If you love computers and have a passion for problem solving, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Forensics degree program at Sanford-Brown just might be for you.

At Sanford-Brown, you can have the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning in an environment that encourages both experimentation and a practical education. Our program offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes business, computer forensics, information security and general education courses. Upon completion of our bachelor-level degree program, students are prepared for a variety of roles in the computer forensics field. Start pursuing your interests by enrolling in Sanford-Brown's BS Computer Forensics degree program today!


The bachelor's degree in Computer Forensics at Sanford-Brown can help you develop the skills and techniques needed to properly preserve, extract and analyze digital evidence. Using our industry-current technology and equipment, you can employ a variety of technological industry tools and techniques necessary to properly perform digital analyses.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in Sanford-Brown's Bachelor of Science in Computer Forensics degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • Computer Forensics Fundamentals
  • Legal Aspects of Computer Forensics
  • High Tech Crime Fundamentals
  • Computer Forensics Tools And Techniques
  • Computer Forensics Investigation
  • Computer Forensics Practices
  • File Systems Forensics Analysis
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Windows Forensics
  • Information Security Topics
  • Unix-Macintosh Forensics Analysis
  • Advanced Computer Forensics Lab
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Microcomputer Hardware and Software
  • Windows Workstation Administration
  • Introduction to Network Technology
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Information Security
  • The Unix System
  • Information Technology Project Management

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

These are some of the exciting careers in the field of computer forensics. With the right education and your own initiative, one of them could be in your future:

  • Computer Forensics Examiner
  • Computer Forensics Assistant

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SBC - Chicago - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 19%

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