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CAD 19860

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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36 months


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Program Overview

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology.

The Computer Security and Investigations program is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a leadership role in the protection and security of information technology. Your classes are regularly reviewed and improved to be the most current subjects demanded by the industry, such as:

  • Advanced Ethical Hacking
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability, Threat and Risk Analysis
  • Information Security
  • Advanced Computer Forensics
  • Internet and Hacking Investigations
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • CISCO Network Design and Management
  • Network Security

In addition to these cutting-edge subjects, you will also learn how to assess technical risk, develop systems and processes, to manage the risks associated with information technology, and be capable of providing technical assistance to prevent, investigate, and protect individuals and organizations from cyber-crime. Your studies will be from a security management and hands on technical perspective, with emphasis placed on the skills required to implement information technology security, and the investigative skills necessary to respond appropriately to breaches of security.

You will have the added benefit of courses in law and justice, taking advantage of Fleming College's reputation and experience in these fields, in addition to obtaining the technical training you need to function as a cyber security consultant. In this three-year program, the final sixth semester is an applied project or field placement in partnership with business and, industry, or government department.

Fleming has a well-known track record of producing talented graduates in the area of Cyber Security; you will acquire the best we have to offer and develop both technical skills and a security mindset, a winning combination that will put you on the road to success as an in-demand computer security specialist.

There are no other programs like this in Ontario. The CSI program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for industry certification in the Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, Incident Response and Secure Networking disciplines. As you progress through the program you will gain the skills required for you to become industry certified in a number of areas, including:

  • CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Architect
  • CCE – Certified Computer Examiner
  • Security+
  • Network+
  • A+
  • Linux+
  • MCSA - Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (student level qualification)
  • CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

In your final semester, you will work on an intensive team project or field placement. Each student will contribute specialized knowledge, learned in their program of study, to the solution of a real world technological problem posed by a sponsoring business or organization. Recent projects include:

  • Field placements in Security Operations Centres (SOCs) as security analysts, conducting analysis and protection against cyber threats in real time
  • Field placements within financial and forensic firms, working real cases
  • Field placements within corporate security departments and information security service providers
  • Field Placements within cyber security units of various government agencies
  • Security and penetration testing engagements with industry organizations
  • Forensic analysis and creation of standards for a security corporation
  • Development and field deployment of a computer network Intrusion Detection System for a managed security service company to support large commercial clients

This applied project or field placement will enhance problem-solving skills, applied industry knowledge, and the ability to work as part of a team. You'll also learn critical workplace skills such as time management, how to map a critical path, and presentation skills. Since you may be working on sophisticated developmental or research-based work, sponsors will often use the project as a testing ground and recruitment opportunity.

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any one module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English
    • Grade 12 Math with 50%
    • Minimum 3 *Core subjects with 50%


6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

CAD 100

Application Fee

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days



How can you apply

Cost and Expenses


Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination


Language Skills


Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days


3 Years


CAD 255


Fleming College offers scholarships, bursaries and awards in order to honor their students’ achievements and also aid their finances. Ensuring accessibility and financial aid for students in need is among the highest priorities at Fleming College. Fleming has provided more than $3.3 million to students in financial need through donor-sponsored scholarships and bursaries. Donor-sponsored student financial aid allows Fleming to support a diverse and vibrant student body, creating educational opportunities for students with exceptional promise

  • J.P. Bickell Foundation Scholarship
  • Allan E. Gillis Memorial Bursary
  • Bank of Montreal Student Bursary
  • Bayes Award
  • Beverly Newman Student Bursary
  • Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship
  • Toyota Canada Foundation Scholarship
  • International Education Student Scholarship
  • NS Legacy Scholarship
  • CAT Foundation Bursary
  • Dahl Student Bursaries
  • Ellen McGregor Student Bursary
  • Elaine Copeland Memorial Bursary
  • Financial Need Bursary and many more.

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