Online Master of Science In Digital Forensic Investigation

A master’s degree in investigations will strengthen your earning potential, make you a more valuable team member and also create opportunities to move into greater leadership roles. Speak with our advisors about how you can 'build your own degree' to maximize your potential and knowledge.

Leading the Way in Investigations

Welcome to the University of New Haven’s Master’s in Investigations, the first degree of its in kind in the nation! The degree is 100% online, consists of 10 courses, and can be completed in as little as one year. The online M.S. in Digital Forensics Investigations provides students with fundamental and advanced knowledge of the evolving field of digital forensics. Students will gain insight and in-depth understanding of key concepts in investigations, including those used by investigators in the field and in the laboratory, addressing digital-based evidence.

Students will learn and understand the unique techniques and forensic tools used in performing investigations, with specific focus on investigations involving digital devices and a wide array of sources of data that may be encountered today. Students have the opportunity to “build their own” degree based on experience, career goals, or other factors such as working in the private sector. All of our instructors are leading experts, with extensive experience, in their field of investigations.

Our online Master’s in Digital Forensic Investigation program is unlike any other program in the industry. Here are the reasons our program stands out as a leader in this field:

100% Online

This means you can complete the program from anywhere in the world!

Flexibility: Based on experience, previous education and/or career goals, students can substitute other courses from the program for required core courses, basically, a ‘build your own degree’ concept.

Transfer Credits: Up to 6 credit hours can be transferred in to meet the degree requirements.

Finish in as Little as One Year

Our master’s degree in investigations is a 30-credit hour, 10-course degree that can be completed in around ten months. This accelerated curriculum allows you to earn your master’s degree at a pace consistent with your career goals while balancing it with your life demands.

Certificate Programs

If you are not ready to begin a master’s degree program, you may also start with one of our graduate certificate programs including Financial Crime Investigation, Cybercrime Investigation, Human Trafficking, Corporate Security, and many other fields.

Learn more

Envision Your Future

The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.


First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

2% Growth 2021-2030


Detectives and Criminal Investigators

2% Growth 2021-2030


Police and Sheriffs Patrol Officers

5% Growth 2021-2030

Charger Advantage

Get an inside look at what differentiates the University of New Haven and how your experiences as a student will prepare you for success.

Selected Courses and Programs

The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a M.S. in Investigations, check out the Academic Catalog:

Cyber Threat Intelligence and Financial Crimes Investigations, M.S.

Digital Forensic Investigations, M.S.

Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, M.S.

Investigations, M.S., Criminal Investigations Concentration

Investigations, M.S., Digital Forensic Investigations Concentration

Investigations, M.S., Financial Crimes Investigations Concentration

Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Upcoming Events
Next Steps
  • An advanced degree from the University of New Haven will help you take your career to the next level. Each program offers convenient scheduling, personalized attention, and state-of-the-art facilities.

    View Application Requirements

  • The University of New Haven Graduate School is an excellent value with reasonable tuition. Of course, you will still have bills to pay and the Financial Aid office can help.

    Learn More