FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Staff Contact:

Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations

DCC OFFERS NEW CYBERCRIME INVESTIGATION COURSES

 

DANVILLE, VA, August 6, 2012 – Are you interested in knowing more about cybercrime? Do you want a career in this rapidly-growing field? Danville Community College is planning to add a new specialization to its popular Administration of Justice program. Called “Cybercrime Investigation,? this 38-credit Certificate program will focus on cybercrime, computer forensics and network security.

Courses from the planned Cybercrime Investigation program are being offered during the fall semester. The first course is  Introduction to Computer Crime (ADJ 161) is offered as a web-based three credit class taught by adjunct instructor Stacy Clifton. In addition, two other cybercrime program classes, Computer Forensics I (ITN 276) and Computer Forensics II (ITN 277) will also be offered as web-based classes.

Cybercrime Investigation will be the fourth specialization in the Administration of Justice Program. The other three specializations available include: Law Enforcement (45 credits), Corrections (44 credits) and Protective Services/Private Security (44 credits). The program offers both Associate of Applied Science Degrees (two years of full-time study), and Certificate programs (one year or less of full-time study).

Registration for Fall 2012 is currently underway with classes beginning on August 22nd. For more information about the Cybercrime Investigation program or other Administration of Justice programs, contact John Wilt, ADJ Program Coordinator, at 434.797.8468, or email info@dcc.vccs.edu.

 

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