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Electronic Discovery Certificate

About The Program

Metropolitan State's Electronic Discovery Certificate is a 20-credit program intended for students who have already graduated with an earned bachelor's degree and would like to reshape their skills and knowledge in the field of electronic discovery, or also known as e-discovery. Students without a bachelor's degree in any field are not eligible for pursuing this certificate.

The Electronic Discovery certificate prepares working professionals with knowledge in digital evidence recovery, including assisted review, predictive coding, and digital litigation support. This certificate is beneficial but not limited to the students who earned degrees and work in the areas of Accounting, Criminal Justice, Finance, Health System Studies, Human Resource Management, Human Services, Human Services Leadership, and Administration.

Student outcomes

  • Knows how to articulate and explain the Electronic Discovery Reference Model;
  • Able to perform fundamental electronic discovery tasks through commonly used tools;
  • Familiar with the procedures as well as the basic methods used in assisted review, predictive coding, and digital litigation support;


All prerequisite and required courses must be completed with grades of C- or above. Transfer coursework equivalency is determined by the Computer Science and Cybersecurity Department.

How to enroll

Application instructions

To be eligible for acceptance to the Electronic Discovery Post-baccalaureate certificate, students must submit a College of Sciences Undergraduate Program Declaration Form when the following has been completed:

  •  A bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited college/university with a GPA of 2.5 or better.  

Official admission to this program and review of prior course credentials is done directly through the Computer Science and Cybersecurity (CSC) Department with the approval from the coordinator of the program. Students without a bachelor's degree are not eligible for admission for this certificate but advised to pursue the minor in Electronic Discovery.

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Start the journey toward your Electronic Discovery Certificate now. Learn about the steps to enroll or, if you have questions about what Metropolitan State can offer you, request information, visit campus or chat with an admissions counselor.

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