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

Fees after scholarship
$11,495
CAD international students (includes books)
$6,000 + $500 (material fee) CAD domestic students

Duration:

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

Total length: 51 weeks including scheduled breaks

Start Dates: Some intakes are available to start online.

January 6, 2020
May 4, 2020
September 2, 2020
January 4, 2021
May 3, 2021
September 7, 2021

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
  • Guaranteed co-op placement

Learning Partner

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. We have a 100% guaranteed co-op placement policy in the field of studies.

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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Success Stories

Looking for a career in cybersecurity?
For individuals looking to become experts in the cybersecurity industry, Toronto School of Management offers the Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op Diploma.

Kamyar Ghaderi
Cybersecurity has become increasingly important in today’s digital age as hackers look to target companies’ web properties and this has threatened the overall safety of cyberspace. This has led to a surge in demand for cybersecurity professionals. 

TSoM student life
Outside of their studies, our students spend their time exploring the city of Toronto, Canada’s most populous city. Toronto has many places to explore including Queens Park, Allan Gardens and Yonge-Dundas Square.

Practical learning experience
TSoM has a hands-on and practical approach to teaching and we strive to provide skills that are relevant to the job market and current employers. Our co-op programs allow students to expand their skills, gain experience and build confidence for the workplace.

TSoM helps me grow
Several students from the hospitality, business, accounting (Preparatory Course for ACCA Examination) and data analytics programs spoke about leaving their home country and living in Toronto, as well as the journey and adventures they’ve experienced.

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Kamyar Ghaderi
Cybersecurity has become increasingly important in today’s digital age as hackers look to target companies’ web properties and this has threatened the overall safety of cyberspace. This has led to a surge in demand for cybersecurity professionals. 

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Living in Toronto as a TSoM student

TSoM student life
Outside of their studies, our students spend their time exploring the city of Toronto, Canada’s most populous city. Toronto has many places to explore including Queens Park, Allan Gardens and Yonge-Dundas Square.

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TSoM delivers a practical learning experience

Practical learning experience
TSoM has a hands-on and practical approach to teaching and we strive to provide skills that are relevant to the job market and current employers. Our co-op programs allow students to expand their skills, gain experience and build confidence for the workplace.

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TSoM helps me grow, personally and professionally

TSoM helps me grow
Several students from the hospitality, business, accounting (Preparatory Course for ACCA Examination) and data analytics programs spoke about leaving their home country and living in Toronto, as well as the journey and adventures they’ve experienced.

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Meet our Accommodations Co-ordinator, Josh Antinofli

Josh Antinofli
Our Student Accommodation team provides vital information for students to find suitable accommodation according to their budget. They range from homestay, to student residences, to condo residences.

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