Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 2 semesters | Barrydowne
In this two-semester graduate certificate program, students will learn how to protect computers, applications and networks from unauthorized and malicious users or software. The program will cover key cybersecurity concepts of infrastructure configuration, information system security, risk management and policy, and ethics and law that are integral parts of cybersecurity.
1 year – 2 semesters
Multiple intakes per year
Students may choose a pathway to complete this program while studying part-time. For more information on the part-time pathway see the Program Delivery tab.
Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.
Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program.
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
- SEMESTER 1 Fall 2021
- SEMESTER 2 Winter 2022
- SEMESTER 1 Winter 2022
- SEMESTER 2 Spring 2022
Applicants wishing to study part-time will apply to CSPT at OCAS. Timelines for completion will extend beyond those indicated above.
For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.
Program of Study for 2021-22 Academic Year
|CSC 1000||Cybersecurity Foundation and Fundamentals||4|
|CSC 1002||Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing||4|
|CSC 1003||Communication for Cybersecurity Professionals||3|
|CSC 1005||Hardening Modern Operating Systems and Applications||4|
|CSC 1007||Business Contingency Planning||4|
|CSC 1008||Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration||3|
|CSC 1001||Cybersecurity Gateway||3|
|CSC 1004||Cloud Security Fundamentals||3|
|CSC 1006||Security Issues and Trends||3|
|CSC 1009||Advanced Scripting||4|
|CSC 1010||IT Security Forensics||4|
|CSC 1011||Mobile Wireless Security||3|
Part-time students will be provided with a pathway to complete this program on a part-time basis.
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books & Supplies
The cost of books and supplies is under review. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.
Graduates of this one-year graduate certificate program will be positioned to pursue positions in a wide range of public and private organizations in roles such as:
information systems security analysts
College/University Degree Opportunities
Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.
Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.