Director of Major and Minor: Rajesh Prasad, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Computer Science: Associate Professors: Carol Traynor; Assistant Professor: Adam Albina
Criminal Justice: Professor: John A. Humphrey; Associate Professors: Kaitlyn Clarke and Liana Pennington
The widespread use of technology and the Internet in today’s society has made examining, investigating, and prosecuting cyber crime an essential priority. The interdisciplinary Cyber Criminology program provides students with an understanding of these issues from the fields of criminal justice and computer science. Cyber Criminology students learn the fundamental technologies and processes that constitute the cyber environment as well as the core issues and challenges these digital advances pose to the criminal justice system. Students gain an understanding of the legal and social issues faced by the criminal justice system in addressing cyber crime as well as a background in computer programming, computer networks, and computer forensics.