There is a growing need in the public and private sectors for individuals trained in the prevention, detection and investigation of white collar crimes. Utica College is one of the leading institutions in the U.S. when it comes to economic crime investigation and fraud prevention, and now offers distance learners an accelerated and affordable way to get started in the field of financial investigation.
The online Financial Crimes Investigator certificate blends criminal justice with forensic accounting, giving you the skills to successfully identify and stem the tide of small financial crimes in your workplace before it becomes a tsunami. You will receive college credit for this six-course certificate, which can be transferred into the Bachelor's degree in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation.
The Financial Crimes Investigator certificate will help you stand out among your peers for criminal justice internships and other opportunities in the financial crimes sector while you work towards your BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation and an eventual career in fraud prevention.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Financial Crime and Compliance Operations teaches skills and techniques for gathering, analyzing, and preserving evidence related to economic and financial crime. Students will learn hands-on investigative skills using the most modern and up-to-date tools and technologies.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Monitoring, Surveillance, and Intelligence Operations provides the tools and techniques to gather and utilize intelligence information to identify and defend cyber threats, while also understanding the ethical, legal, international, and cultural issues and ramifications of this process.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Organizational Risk Assessment and Management provides foundational risk assessment and management concepts required to conduct risk assessments across a variety of organizations and enterprises.
Students may transfer equivalent courses into the MS in Financial Crime and Compliance Management, MPS in Cyber Policy & Risk Analysis, or MBA in General Management. Permission of Program Director required.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Regulatory and Compliance Assurance is designed to prepare students to navigate through numerous national and international policies, regulations and laws.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Cyber Operations will introduce students to the fundamentals, current issues and technical savvy necessary to navigate efficiently in the workplace with regard to cybersecurity and the space of cyber operations.
The online Cybersecurity Technologies certificate will educate and prepare professionals, looking to change their career path, or improve their technical abilities to complement their job skills, with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate efficiently in the workplace with regard to cybersecurity. Building on computer hardware concepts, the curriculum covers information assurance risk, and compliance, as students learn the fundamentals and current issues in the dynamic and growing field of cybersecurity.
This certificate contains core courses that address critical technologies across a broad area of criminal justice related spaces.
Students may transfer equivalent courses into the BS in Cybersecurity. Permission of Program Director required.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Computer Forensics teaches students how to apply computer and network forensic tools and techniques to investigate cybercrime, fraud, terrorism, child pornography, and other illegal activities. Students gain special skills for law enforcement (local, state, federal) and understand expert witness parameters. The goal is to explore the fundamentals of computer investigation, which will give students technical training and know-how to navigate efficiently in the dynamic and growing field of cyber forensics.
Students may transfer equivalent courses into the MS in Cybersecurity. Permission of Program Director required.
The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Cyber Policy will educate and prepare professionals with the fundamentals of cyber policy. The growth of our technical world has created a significant need for policy creation to govern all things cyber. Students will study the current issues on a national and international scale, attempting to create regulations in the new and complicated field of cyber policy.
The online Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate provides students with a detailed understanding of how cyber technologies are used to investigate financial crime, white collar crime and fraud investigations. Students learn to apply technical, legal and ethical concepts to conduct high-technology cybercrime investigations. In addition, the courses will also cover fraud investigation techniques, such as applying fraud detection and prevention tools amidst the complexities of payment systems.
The online Cyber Network Defense Certificate is designed to prepare students to understand computer hardware and peripherals, and apply foundational information security principles to assess and utilize cyber defense tools and techniques. Students will also understand how software is used to perform vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and other cybercrime investigation techniques, within technical, legal and ethical constraints.
Students may transfer equivalent courses into the BS in Cybersecurity.
If you want to fight white-collar crime in America and make a career for yourself in the financial crimes and cybersecurity sectors, Utica’s online college certificates are a great place to start. Request More Information or call us at 315.732.2640 or toll-free 866.295.3106 to learn more about each program and how Utica College can prepare you for a career investigating and preventing economic and computer crimes.