Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Program Goals Statement

Students will be prepared for professional entry-level positions in the field of cybersecurity and digital forensics. Students will master the theoretical concepts of information security, the methodologies required for practical problem solving, and the digital forensic techniques to conduct analyses of computers, networking equipment, and related information assets. Students will also learn the principles of managing risk within IT infrastructures and how to conduct business continuity and disaster recovery planning for enterprise organizations.

Program Information

• Transfer credit for any Computer Information Systems (CIS or CIT) course must be approved by the CI Department Chair or by a full-time CI faculty member.

• Bristol Community College has a CompTIA Academic Partnership. Through this program, Bristol  students can purchase CompTIA test vouchers and prep materials at a 50 percent discount. 

Note: Students may be required to obtain and use specific hardware, operating systems, or applications.

After Bristol

• This program prepares students for high-demand roles to protect critical functions in all types of enterprises.

• If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at

Infused General Education Competencies 

Information Literacy, First Year Experience

Total credits:

Course Sequencing


Academic Area

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems (Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics)


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Program Contact

Steven Frechette
Department Chair

Adrienne Foster Scharf
Dean of STEM


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