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Accredited Online Master of Science in Recording Arts - Media Forensics Degree at University of Colorado Denver- CU Online - Denver, CO


Sometimes facts lie right in front of us like puzzle pieces, needing to be put together.

As a student in the MS in Recording Arts - Media Forensics (MSRA-MF) program, you will be able to hone your deduction skills while being a part of a one-of-a-kind program.

Media Forensics focuses on the collection, analysis, and presentation of audio, video, and image evidence obtained during the course of investigations and litigious proceedings.

In other words, you’ll fight crime in the digital age.


Program Summary

Classes feature diverse faculty from around the world and you’ll progress through three areas of study, which fully prepare you for analytical research in forensic science and expert witness testimony: 

  • Foundational knowledge in media technology
  • Core analyses for recorded audio and imagery
  • Capstone experiences including testimony in mock court and a graduate research thesis

Program Requirements

The MSRA-MF program involves completion of 33 credit hours, which includes:

  • 29 credit hours of required courses
  • 4 credit hours for the thesis project

This is a Hybrid program comprised of online classes complimented by intensive onsite meetings. Over a two year period, there is a maximum of six credits per semester and approximately seven separate weeks spent onsite in residency.

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