College isn't what it used to be. Now it seems that students are taking out loans, getting a degree and hoping for the best in this competitive job market. With shrinking job openings, getting the right degree is essential for success. In our world where everything is video games, Internet, and security concerns, job demands for these fields are growing fast.
In many criminal convictions, computer forensics have been key for putting away terrorists, murderers and sexual predators. Computer forensics is the use of investigation and analysis to gather evidence from computers and other devices to be used in court as viable evidence in trials. As digital evidence has grown in legitimacy, so has the job demand; tenfold in the last ten years.
Homeland security was established following the 9/11 attacks from a combination of 22 government departments and agencies. Students learn about critical infrastructure, criminal justice, and emergency/disaster planning. There are over 300 homeland security programs in universities across the us and 75 offer undergraduate degrees.
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