National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course will provide students with the opportunity to integrate all disciplines and competencies that have been learned in this program into a single work-based project, internship experience, or other appropriate activity. The project will be the culmination of a student's studies integrated in their area of specialization or expertise. In cooperation with an advisor, the student will design, research, and implement a project that is comprehensive in nature and which addresses, to the extent feasible, all core areas of knowledge around which the program has been built.

Learning Objectives

  • Systematically identify and evaluate literature relevant to a specific topic.
  • Plan and conduct research in the field of digital forensic science.
  • Design and implement methods of data collection in order to address a specific question
  • Evaluate the limitations of different methods of data collection.
  • Interpret results, draw conclusions, and defend the conclusions from data collected.
  • Communicate the results of original research in both written and/or oral form.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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