Homeland Security: Digital Security and Forensics

Undergraduate Certificate

Ferris State University

Responding to industry trends, this certificate is a cooperative venture between the College of Business and the College of Education’s Criminal Justice program. It was created to increase the options available for students seeking to supplement their education in the field of homeland security. The four courses are designed to make you a more thorough investigator on digital crime scenes. The FSU College of Business is accredited by ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs).


Ferris State University Courses • 12 total credits

HSCJ 202, Principles of Information Security--3 credits
HSCJ 210, Digital Forensics & Incident Response--3 credits
HSCJ 315, Advanced Digital Forensics & Response--3 credits
HSCJ 317 Fraud Examination--3 credits

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Main Office, Northern Region
Phone: (231) 995-1734 or (866) 857-1954
Fax: (231) 995-1736
E-mail: FerrisNorth@ferris.edu
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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Accountancy/Public Accountancy
  • Business Administration (BS)
    – Aviation
    – Maritime Deck Officer
    – Maritime Engine Officer
    – Professional Track
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel Management with Culinary Emphasis
  • Industrial Technology & Management (tentative Fall 2014)
  • Information Security & Intelligence
  • Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Secondary Teacher Education (check with FSU on available majors)
  • Social Work
  • Technical Education

Post-Bachelor’s Program:

  • Post-BA/BS Teacher Certification, Secondary & Technical Education

Master’s Programs:

  • Career & Technical Education
    – Instructor
    – Postsecondary Administrative
  • Education-Curriculum & Instruction
    – Special Education (LD, AU, EI)
    – Subject Area


  • Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Special Event & Meeting Planning (SEMP)


  • Educational Planned Program
  • Endorsement: Secondary
  • Endorsement: Special Education (LD, AU, EI)

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