Computer and cybercrime schools in West Virginia combine criminal justice and information technology curriculum to prepare students for careers as “cyber cops”. Although cybercrimes often take place in a virtual world they are very real. Crimes such as identity theft, fraud, bullying, sexual assault, and theft take place every second over the internet. With more of people’s lives involving online activity it makes sense that an increase in criminal activity would occur. Computer and cybercrime courses include cybercrime laws and ethics, criminal data analysis, cybercrime operations, introduction to criminal justice, network security, identity theft and evidence collection. Programs available include two-year associate’s and four-year bachelor’s degrees.
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