Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Online Certificate

Program Overview

Grow your expertise and uncover fraud schemes.

Utica College's online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate is for those with an associate's degree eager to learn the tools and techniques necessary to investigate white-collar crime, financial crime, and fraud.

Utica College's online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate is for those with an associate's degree eager to learn the tools and techniques necessary to investigate white-collar crime, financial crime, and fraud.

Fast Facts

Modality

100% Online

Total Credits

18

Cost Per Credit

$475

Time to Complete

1 year

 
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          Solve Complex Crimes

          In this 18-credit certificate program, you'll learn about fraud-related crimes and gain an in-depth understanding of fraud schemes and the techniques used to solve complex crimes. You'll also explore how to ethically retrieve digital assets.

          Our 100-percent-online certificate is the perfect way to kick-start your career investigating these harmful crimes.

          Acclaim for Utica College

          The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Utica College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education (CAE IA/CD) for academic years 2014–2019. Our cybersecurity programs have also been recognized for their excellence by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).

          Learn more about why Utica College is your best choice for a cybersecurity education.

          Career Outlook

          Keeping data secure in both the public and private sectors is the catalyst for job growth in cybersecurity. With escalating concerns about cyber threats, there is a high demand for properly trained cybersecurity professionals.

          Utica College's certificate provides a way to differentiate yourself quickly while building a path toward advanced education.

          JOBS AND INCOME

          Curriculum: Hands-On Investigative Skills

          This 18-credit, online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate is a great next step toward advancing your education and career. Plus, you'll be well on your way to completing your bachelor's. Utica offers a seamless transfer process* into the Bachelor's in Cybersecurity or the Bachelor's in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation.

          EXPLORE COURSES

          Curriculum: Hands-On Investigative Skills

          This 18-credit, online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate is a great next step toward advancing your education and career. Plus, you'll be well on your way to completing your bachelor's. Utica offers a seamless transfer process* into the Bachelor's in Cybersecurity or the Bachelor's in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation.

          EXPLORE COURSES

          Admissions Requirements

          To apply for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

          • Completed application
          • Associate's degree or international equivalent
          • Minimum GPA of 2.7. Applicants with GPAs below 2.7 can be admitted at the discretion of the department
          • Official transcript
          • Resume
          • Personal statement

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          Tuition and Financial Aid

          This 18-credit online certificate costs $475 per credit hour. Utica College is dedicated to making an advanced education accessible and affordable and offers many avenues for financial aid.

          TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

          Faculty: Known Experts in the Field

          Our cybersecurity faculty members have a robust background in the industry and many years of combined experience educating cybersecurity professionals. They're experts in topics such as forensics, counter-terrorism, counter-espionage, information security and information assurance.

          You'll directly benefit from their instruction, mentorship, career advice, and network of opportunities.

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          Why Learn Online
          With Utica College?

          Benefits of Being an Online Student

          Whether you are advancing your career or switching it, online learning gives you a unique perspective from your instructors and fellow students. You'll get the same high-quality education, credentials, and faculty support without slowing down your life.

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          Planning Your Budget

          Paying for an online education doesn't have to be stressful. We've compiled helpful resources that can get you well on your way to financing your education. Learn more about available options and how you can get started.

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          Frequently Asked Questions

          Advancing your life and career with an online degree comes with lots of questions, and we want to ensure your search for answers is effortless. If you have a question we haven't covered, call (866) 295-3106 to speak with a program manager.

          *Not all credit hours may transfer into the Bachelor's degree. Permission of the Program Director is required.

          On average, this certificate takes 12 months to complete, taking one course every eight weeks.

          According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the information security field is projected to grow 28 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations. Current median salary for information security professionals is $95,510 per year.

          A background in the information security or fraud investigation field is helpful to have, but not required to be admitted into the Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate program. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to connect with a program manager at (866) 295-3106 to see if you would be a good fit for this certificate.

          Tuition cost for this certificate is $8,550. Additional fees and costs apply. Visit our tuition and fees page for details.

          Utica College is dedicated to making an advanced education accessible and affordable and offers many avenues for financial aid.

          It's up to you. We've designed our certificate programs to fit into the lives of students as they maintain full-time employment. As such, students are expected to take one class every eight weeks in each 16-week semester. This is considered full-time for financial aid purposes. In some instances, a different course schedule may be allowed, but only with approval from your academic advisor.

          No, our certificate programs do not accept transfer credits.