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Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity - Canadian Context

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What will I learn?

The Cybersecurity program is designed for the individual seeking knowledge and certification in computer and network-related administration and security.

The Cybersecurity program gives students the knowledge and practical skills needed to become an industry-ready IT security professional.

In addition to communication and support training, students receive training on popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, and Linux. Moreover, students learn how to configure computer and network technologies such as Cisco routers and switches, server virtualization, network services, and security technologies, as well as learn how to perform penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and forensic analysis of security breaches. Additionally, students learn how to communicate effectively, as well as manage time and IT-related projects within a Canadian corporate infrastructure.

Which department am I in?

Sault College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,466.40 (US$ 12,281) per year
Ancillary fee: CAN $1,200; these fees are for the 2022-2023 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Brampton Campus

252 Queen Street East,

BRAMPTON,

Ontario (ON),

L6V 1B9, Canada

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,466.40 (US$ 12,281) per year
Ancillary fee: CAN $1,200; these fees are for the 2022-2023 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

9 January 2023, 8 May 2023

Venue

Toronto Campus

2340 Dundas Street West,

Suite 200,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M6P 4A9, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants will need a high school diploma plus a College or University diploma or degree. English language requirements: TOEFL score of 88 for the Internet-based Test (iBT) and no test below 21; IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0; Cambridge English Exam C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more with no single test score below 169; PTE Academic 60 ; Duolingo 115; CAEL overall band score of 70 and no part below 60; Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 8 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening.

For international students

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent.

It is preferred that students have an educational background in an area of Information Technology: computer engineering, software, hardware, networking or a related discipline.

Applicants, whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.

Results must be from within two years of the start of the program and must meet the following minimum requirements:

TOEFL score of 88 for the Internet-based Test (iBT) and no test below 21

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0

Cambridge English Exam C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more with no single test score below 169

PTE Academic 60

Duolingo 115

CAEL overall band score of 70 and no part below 60

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 8 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening

Application Deadlines:

To be considered on an equal basis for programs beginning in the fall, your application must be received no later than February 1.

After February 1, applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis, provided there are still vacancies in the program(s) of your choice.

For programs beginning in January, the equal consideration deadline is October 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Sault College

Amongst the Great Lakes of North America, Sault College is an unbeatable location to pursue a range of academic or professional qualifications.

  • Outstanding natural landscapes and outdoor activities
  • Co-op learning in association with professional partners
  • Wide range of in-person, remote or online learning pathways
  • Ranked highly in the province for learning experience quality

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