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Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

St. Lawrence College - Kingston Campus St. Lawrence College - Kingston Campus, Canada

Intake Jan 2024

Jan 2023, May 2023, Sep 2022, Sep 2023

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CAD 19093

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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12 months


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Program Overview

The internet continues to evolve at a rapid pace and the data of organizations have never been more vulnerable than now. Cyber attacks are costing organizations hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars per occurrence, and happen so often they are often featured in the news. There is a worldwide shortage of cybersecurity professionals as every organization seeks ways to make their data more secure.

Once you graduate from this eight-month, full-time graduate certificate program, you will be equipped with skills to protect your organization’s computers, servers, networks, and applications from breaches and unauthorized access. The courses in the program will give you an edge in detecting breaches, computer forensics, threat hunting, and penetration testing.

In addition, this program is highly interdisciplinary and includes aspects of law, policy, human factors, ethics and risk management. Focused on cyber-defense training, the program ensures you are able to “think like the intruder” when deploying security techniques. Upon graduation, students acquire skills relevant to leadership roles in cybersecurity across a variety of industries and businesses.

Program Highlights
The program provides you with skills in:

  • Problem-solving, critical thinking and troubleshooting
  • Dealing with network vulnerabilities and security issues
  • Designing secure enterprise operating system infrastructures
  • Creating plans and policies for wireless mobile device security
  • Implementing a cloud computing environment while addressing security risks
  • Performing security audits
  • Proactively researching and reporting on the current threat landscape
  • Utilizing ethical hacking practices to bolster the organization’s security measures
  • Integrating sustainability into cybersecurity practices to reduce environmental footprints of businesses

Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a College diploma or bachelor’s degree in computing, networking, information systems, I.T., or related discipline. Relevant work experience combined with any post-secondary credentials will be considered.

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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