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Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op

This one-year program is ideal for those looking to becoming familiar with all aspects of cyber security such as blockchain, big data and the IoT (Internet of Things).  This program is powered by CompTIA, giving you the knowledge to build a solid foundation towards the Security+ certification.

This program qualifies for Second Career funding.

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Fees & Facts

Fees:
$14,495 CAD

 

2021 Fees - Fees after scholarship*

$10,995 CAD international students 
$6,000 CAD domestic students 

2022 Fees - Fees after scholarship*
International Students

$11,000 (Daytime session)

Domestic Students

$6,000 (Daytime session)

*Additional fees apply. All fees are in Canadian dollars. Please see Fees page to learn more.
Duration:

Full-time
Academic:
 24 weeks in-class with 12 weeks co-op

Total length: 51 weeks including scheduled breaks
Start Dates: Blended Learning

September 7, 2021
 

January 10, 2022
May 2, 2022
September 6, 2022

Class Time:

Daytime

 

Gain the ability to anticipate information security risks, implement new ways to protect networks, and prevent cyberattacks of various types. Through lab activities and cutting edge tools, students will build the professional skills required to pursue a career in cybersecurity.

Program Outcomes

  • Learn to use tools such as Cryptool, Wireshark, Zenmap, nmap, Burp Suite, Snort, TCPdump, OpenVAS and OSSIM
  • Learn Python programming language, SQL, Hyper-V, mobile simulator/emulators to perform cybersecurity lab experiments
  • Assess risks to determine how security policies and protocols can be improved by studying computer systems and networks
  • Anticipate information security risks and implement new ways to protect organizations' computer systems and networks
  • Handle computer communication across multiple operation systems
  • Respond to security alerts and uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks
  • Utilize technologies to perform or prevent cyberattacks of various types 

Learning Partner

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This program is powered by CompTIA, giving you the knowledge to build a solid foundation towards the most recognized accreditation in the industry, the Security+ certification. CompTIA is considered to be one of the IT industry’s top trade associations. It issues professional certifications in over 120 countries.


Co-op Experience

The co-op term provides you with an opportunity to integrate academic studies with related employment experience.  Students can also choose to complete a Capstone project. Learn more about Capstone here.

The co-op work experience could include positions in the following areas:
  • IT Support Desk Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Analyst

 

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Marcus Vinicius de Moraes
He pursued his international studies here in Toronto and took up the Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op. He graduated in April 2021 and is now working at a company in Mississauga.

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