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Cyber SecurityNEW

Available as a two-year program

Gain the knowledge and in-demand skills needed to become an industry-ready IT security professional. Graduates of this two-year post-graduate program will be equipped to help organizations prevent fraud, data breaches and other vulnerabilities.

Note: This is a non-funded program and is therefore not OSAP eligible.

  • Credential
    • Two-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • Start Date

    September and January entry

Find your career

Cyber security professionals are in high demand and find careers working in a range of sectors, including computer systems design, financial institutions, public administration and government departments. 

Develop essential skills in the following:

  • Security
  • Network management
  • Analysis
  • Programming
  • Operating systems
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber forensics
  • Investigation
  • Cloud security
  • Penetration testing
  • Wireless and mobile security
  • Incident response techniques

How You'll Learn

Experiential Learning, including a semester-long co-op experience

With this hands-on program, gain the knowledge and skills needed to protect and support organizations’ cyber security needs:

  • Learn how to develop, implement and evaluate cyber security solutions to protect organizations from internal and external threats.
  • Practise assessing defensive programming and cyber security strategies, and gain experience recommending security controls for the effective maintenance and deployment of cyber security solutions to protect systems and information.
  • Acquire skills for designing and implementing cyber security polices and strategies using project management principles.
  • Develop strategies for optimizing the effectiveness of the information security in a business environment through risk mitigation and information systems auditing.
  • Explore designing and implementing vulnerability assessment procedures to identify and solve existing network security issues.
  • Get first-hand workplace experience during a co-op in semester four.

While completing this program, students will have the opportunity to acquire in-demand industry certifications concurrently with their studies.

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