|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, includes 1 Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$19,588 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$18,285), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
In this four-year honours bachelor’s degree, you will learn the critical knowledge and practical skills required for a successful career in information security. You will develop a comprehensive knowledge of vulnerability and threat assessment, risk management, data analysis and network and operating system infrastructure. This program focuses on practical applications that solve a variety of technological threats including hackers, malware and data breaches.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Internal and external security needs
- Analysis and implementation of distributed computer systems
- Understanding data communication principles and operation systems
- Understanding security of infrastructure components
- Design and implement secure information acquisition, transmission and storage practices
- Analysis of project and system requirements
- Deployment of security on a variety of platforms
- Project planning and management
- Research methodology
- Technology planning and acquisition
Mandatory Degree Co-op
A work experience that includes at least one term in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a paid position that is completed between two academic semesters and requires a minimum of 420 hours of work. Students must be in good standing and meet all identified requirements prior to participating in the work experience. The successful completion of the co-op work term(s) is required for graduation. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee that a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the mandatory co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Cyber security analyst
- Security operations centre analyst
- Compliance and controls analyst
- Network and systems administrator
- Infrastructure and cyber defence operations
- Information security co-ordinator
- Network security administrator
- Information security analyst
- Cybersecurity intelligence and analytics analyst
- Information technology security analyst
- Information security consultant