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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security - Co-op

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Degree

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security - Co-op

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,332 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Spring-September 01-February-2021 2021-02-01

Overview

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security - Co-op

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. As a graduate of Loyalist's full-time Cyber Security post-graduate program, you may be eligible to advance your profession through the following certification pathways: CompTIA Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cyber Security, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Associate in Python Programming (PCAP).

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.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,332

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,296
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,000
Tuition 1 person $14,332

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

Passport
Original/certified and translated (if applicable) copies of the applicant’s secondary/post-secondary transcripts or equivalent
Original/certified secondary/post-secondary diploma/degree
Proof of English proficiency

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading
105 – 110 (equivalent to IELTS 6.5)

Academic background and requirement

A diploma or degree in Information Technology from a recognized college or university or equivalent.

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