Sep 24, 2020
Forensic science technicians aid criminal investigations by collecting and analyzing evidence. Many technicians specialize in either crime scene investigation or laboratory analysis. Most forensic science technicians spend some time writing reports.
With this award, you may seek jobs such as:
Forensic science technicians
Computer Programmer A.A.S.
Computer Support Specialist, A.A.S.
Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, A.A.S
Network Administrator, A.A.S.
Computer Programming Intermediate Level 2 Certificate
Cisco Certified Network Associate Level 1 Certificate
Computer Programming Basics Level 1 Certificate
Computer Support Specialist Level 1 Certificate
Information Assurance & Cybersecurity Level 1 Certificate
Personal Computer Skills Level 1 Certificate
Total Credit Hours Required: 22
*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.
Additional Program Informaton
Designed for information technology specialists, systems analysts and network administrators, this program is especially beneficial for individuals within law enforcement, private corporations or public agencies who are asked to search for and identify hidden digital data, or to analyze employee computer usage, stored or copied files, e-mail and Internet history. Program content includes laws governing the collection of digital evidence, documentation of findings for corporate or organizational use, procedures for presentation and acceptance of digital data as evidence in legal proceedings, and a variety of software programs and tools used to identify, replicate and analyze digital data without corrupting it. The courses completed for this Certificate may be applied toward the Palo Alto College AAS Information Security and Assurance degree plan.
# Course not offered at Palo Alto College
* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 11.0101
Major Code: CFOR
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