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According to the FBI, the cybercrime threat by criminals, overseas adversaries and terrorists is incredibly serious and growing. And, ZipRecruiter reports that the average salary for cybercrime investigators in the U.S. is about $100,000 per year.

Admission Requirements


Note: Applications not meeting GPA requirements will be viewed on a case-by-case basis by the department chair.

Credit Requirements

This graduate-level certificate program consists of 12 credit hours. That means you only have to complete four courses to earn your certificate.

Once you earn your certificate, you can also apply the credits toward an online Master of Science in criminal justice degree right here at Angelo State.

Application Deadlines

Our graduate certificate program is the first of its kind in Texas offered through a criminal justice program rather than a computer science program.

  • Fall A: Aug 1
  • Fall B: Applications will open on Aug 30
  • Fall B: Oct 1
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Certificate Courses (3 credit hours each)

  • CRIJ 6318: Cybercrime
  • CRIJ 6322: Digital Forensic Investigation
  • CRIJ 6328: Mobile Forensic Investigation
  • CRIJ 6348: Network Forensic Investigation

Total Credit Hours: 12

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