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Earn Your Online Certificate in Cybercrime

The Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime at American Public University focuses on cybercrime investigation and prevention. It appraises the legal issues related to online criminal conduct, the collection of electronic evidence, and the onslaught of new technology for cybercrime investigations.

As a leader in online education, American Public University offers an impressive portfolio of career-relevant certificates that IT professionals are seeking, including the Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics. Cybercrime is on the rise and American Public University is at the forefront of providing career-relevant education in this rapidly evolving discipline. The Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime is offered entirely online, which enables IT professionals to fit a graduate-level education into their busy schedules and to learn in a familiar Web environment. The certificate examines leading cybercrime investigation models, prevention methods, and the governing federal and international laws used to mitigate cybercrime. Students learn methods for identifying, collecting and analyzing digital devices and data related to cybercriminal investigations. The curriculum focuses on critical challenges faced by intelligence, homeland security, law enforcement and private organizations, including cybercrime countermeasures, cyber terrorism, cyber war, cyber stalking and cyber bullying.

The certificate aligns with proficiencies related to mid-level IT duties such as computer/digital forensics examiner, forensics systems analyst, forensics system engineer, IT forensics manager, multimedia exploitation specialist, information systems analyst, information systems operations analyst, information assurance engineer, computer forensics analyst, cyber ninja, cyber athlete, and cyber gladiator. Students connect online with American Public University’s expansive community of IT professionals. Courses are taught by expert IT instructors. Many are leaders in the cybercrime and IT field serving in government agencies and private industry.

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

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You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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