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

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Masters in Media Forensics

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 Forensics classes complimented by intensive onsite meetings. Over a two year period, there is a maximum of six credits per semester and seven separate weeks spent in residency. ​


Media Forensics Curriculum


Fall – Year 1

Credit Hours

MSRA 5124 – Forensic Science and Litigation 
(Online)

3

MSRA 5014 – Research Practices in Media Forensics (Online)

3

Total

6



 

Spring – Year 1

Credit Hours

MSRA 5114 – Foundations in Media Forensics 
(Online)

3

MSRA 5144 – MATLAB Foundations 
(Online)

2

MSRA 5054 – Experiential Lab 
(Hybrid)

1

Total

6



 

Summer – Year 1

Credit Hours

MSRA 5134 – Computer Forensics 
(Hybrid)

3

MSRA 5244 – Mobile Phone Forensics 
(Online)

1

Total

4

 

 

Fall – Year 2

Credit Hours

MSRA 5214 – Forensic Audio Analysis 
(Hybrid)

3

MSRA 5254 – MATLAB for Forensic Audio Analysis 
(Online)

1

MSRA 5054 – Experiential Lab 
(Online)

1

Total

5

 

Spring – Year 2

Credit Hours

MSRA 5224 – Forensic Video and Image Analysis (Hybrid)

3

MSRA 5264 – MATLAB for Forensic Video and Image Analysis (Online)

1

MSRA 5054 – Experiential Lab 
(Online)

1

Total

5

 

 

Summer – Year 2

Credit Hours

MSRA 5314 – Report Writing and Court Testimony (Hybrid)

3

Total

3

 

 

Summer – Year 2 (or later)

Credit Hours

MSRA 6954 – Research Thesis in Media Forensics

4

Total

4

 

 

Total MSRA-MF Credit Hours

33

 

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