What will I learn?

As an authorized Cisco Systems Networking Academy and Microsoft IT Academy, Cambrian equips you with all the in-depth technical and customer service skills needed to manage and solve the networking, security, wireless access, and VoIP needs of support teams within organizations of all sizes.

Plus, you'll configure desktop and network operating systems, study programming languages, configure and manage both local and wide area networks, and learn network security from industry experts.

Program Highlights

  • 3 years – 6 semesters
  • One six-week placement
  • Cambrian is an authorized Cisco Systems Networking Academy and Microsoft IT Academy
  • Gain technical skills as well as the communication, customer service, entrepreneurship, and project management skills desired by employers
  • Our students consistently medal at the annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition
  • As a graduate, you can challenge industry certifications that will save you thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in educational, governmental, medical, retail, industrial, or other work environments and may obtain positions as a(n):

  • Network administrator
  • Network designer
  • Network installer
  • System administrator
  • Information systems product support technician
  • Network security specialist

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Which department am I in?

Business and Information Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,370.25 (US$ 12,257) per year
Start date

9 May 2022


Cambrian College

Barrydowne Campus,

1400 Barrydowne Road,


Ontario (ON),

P3A 3V8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C), (U) or (M) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

Recommended: Computer competency in relevant software

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no band under 5.5), TOEFL 550 (paper based test)

80 (internet based test) and PTE (Pearson) 58.


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