1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Hands-on learning with knowledgeable professors


Upcoming Intakes:

Spring 2023: Commerce Court – North Bay (International Intake)

Fall 2023: Commerce Court – North Bay

Winter 2023: Commerce Court – North Bay (International Intake)

Train in the emerging field of cybersecurity. There is an increasing demand for skilled security professionals in both the public and private sectors. Gain knowledge and understanding of modern security principles and how to protect and defend the digital information of an organization. This program will prepare you in both the prevention and mitigation of security breaches to protect digital assets and eliminate financial repercussions for modern organizations.

Your Future Career

  • Information technology firms
  • Public/private sector
  • Cybersecurity agencies
  • IT/network security firms

What You Learn

  • Malware and hacking
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber attack and defense
  • Cyber investigation and forensics
  • Network security
  • Continuity planning and disaster recovery

Applicants must possess an 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.

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CYBR105 Workstation Defense
CYBR110 Malware and Hacking
CYBR115 Network Security Fundamentals
CYBR120 Cryptography
CYBR125 Security Devices & Appliances
CYBR130 Server Security
CYBR135 Programming & Database Security

Semester 2

CYBR200 Cyber Attack & Defense
CYBR205 Evolving Threat Landscape
CYBR210 Cyber Investigations & Forensics
CYBR215 Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery
CYBR220 Security Architecture
CYBR225 CyberSecurity Certifications
CYBR230 CyberSecurity Professional
CYBR235 Laws, Policies & Governance

2022-23 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1290.98 - - $4011.22

2022-23 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14102.08 $1870.98 - - $15973.06

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Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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