In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Searching for, recovering, and evaluating digital information, often for use as trial evidence.
- Working for or with law enforcement.
In your job search, you may find job listings for this career under different titles. You can find some examples of these, as well as more information about this career, at Career One Stop.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for the following certifications:
Licensure is not required to work as a Computer Forensic Investigator or Analyst.