Post-secondary cyber security related programs

The Post-Secondary Cyber Security Related Programs Guide is an UNCLASSIFIED//TLP:WHITE publication. The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre) regularly receives inquiries about cyber security education and training opportunities. Several academic institutions have introduced programs or courses of study within existing programs that serve as examples or exemplars for the larger community. The intent of this guide is not to recommend any schools or programs, but to provide a listing of available programs that may help advance an individual’s career in the field of cyber security.

If any institution or organization believes it has a program or a course that should be considered an example or exemplar, please submit it by email to academicoutreach@cyber.gc.ca. Please note that at this time, we are only featuring designated academic institutions and designated learning institutions.

The Cyber Centre and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) do not endorse or recommend any of the schools or programs listed in this guide. Information provided is intended to be a general summary of publicly available information.

Alberta - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Alison College Information Technology and Cyber Security Diploma
Athabasca University Information Security Graduate Certificate
Bow Valley College Cybersecurity Post-diploma Certificate
CDI College Cybersecurity Specialist Certificate
Concordia University of Edmonton Information Assurance Graduate Diploma
Information Security
Information Systems Assurance Management Masters
Information Systems Security Management
MacEwan University Computer Science – System and Information Security Bachelors
Mount Royal University Cyber Security Fundamentals Certificate
Advanced Cyber Security
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Core Security+ Certificate
Cybersecurity
Enterprise Security
Cybersecurity Post-diploma Certificate
QCT College Cyber Security Diploma
Robertson College Network Security Technician Diploma
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Cyber Security for Control Systems Post-diploma Certificate
Information Security Analyst
Information Security Analyst Certificate
Information Systems Security Diploma
IT Security Certificate of Achievement Certificate
The King’s University Computer Science – Secure Computing Stream Bachelors
University of Alberta Information Access and Protection of Privacy Certificate
University of Calgary Computer Science (Information Security Concentration) Bachelors
Network Security Graduate Certificate
Software Security
British Columbia - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
British Colombia Institute of Technology Network Administration and Security Professional (NASP) Certificate
Industrial Network Cybersecurity Diploma
Computer Systems - Network Security Administration Option Bachelors
Computer Systems - Network Security Applications Development Option
Forensic Investigation - Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option
Computer Systems, Network Security Applications Development
Douglas College Computer and Information Systems – Cyber Security Stream Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
New York Institute of Technology Cybersecurity Masters
Okanagan College Blockchain Certificate
University of Victoria Master of Engineering in Telecommunications and Information Security (MTIS) Masters
Manitoba - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
CDI College Network and Internet Security Specialist Certificate
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology Network Security Diploma
Cyber Defence and Cloud Administration
Red River College Information Security Post-graduate Diploma
University of Winnipeg Information Assurance and Security Certificate
Network Security Diploma
New Brunswick - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick Réseautique et Sécurité Informatique (in French) Diploma
Cybersécurité (in French)
Eastern College Advanced Systems Management and Cyber Security Diploma
New Brunswick Community College Information Technology: Cybersecurity Post-graduate Diploma
Oulton College Systems Management and Cyber Security Diploma
Université de Moncton Gestion de la sécurité de l'information des entreprises (in French) Certificate
University of New Brunswick Computer Science - Cybersecurity specialization Bachelors
Cyber Security Masters
Nova Scotia - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Nova Scotia Community College Cyber Security Diploma
IT Systems Management and Security
Ontario - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Algonquin College Computer Systems Technology - Security (Additional Year to the Computer Systems Technician Program) Diploma
Carleton University Graduate Diploma in Infrastructure Protection and International Security Diploma
Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security Masters
Computer and Internet Security Bachelors
Centennial College Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate
Collège La Cité Technologie des systèmes informatiques – cybersécurité et réseautique (in French) Diploma
Conestoga College Computer Application Security Graduate Certificate
Information Technology Network Security
Durham College Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate
Fanshawe College Cyber Security Diploma
Information Security Management Graduate Certificate
Network and Security Architecture
Fleming College Computer Security and Investigations Diploma
George Brown College Cyber Security Graduate Certificate
Information Security Certificate
Georgian College Information Systems Security Graduate Certificate
Humber College Cyber Crime Specialist Certificate
Lambton College Cyber Infrastructure Specialist Graduate Certificate
Cyber Security
Cyber Security and Computer Forensics
Loyalist College Cyber Security Graduate Certificate
Mohawk College Computer Systems Technology - Network Engineering and Security Analyst Diploma
Cyber Security Analytics Graduate Certificate
Northeastern University Master of Science in Cybersecurity Masters
Queen’s University NSERC CREATE Cybersecurity PhD
Ryerson University Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Digital Forensics Certificate
MBA in Management of Technology and Innovation, Data Security and Privacy Specialization Masters
Sault College Network Architecture and Security Analytics Graduate Certificate
Cyber Security Canadian Context Graduate Certificate
Seneca College Honours Bachelor of Technology - Informatics and Security Bachelors
Cyber Security and Threat Management Graduate Certificate
Cyber Security Graduate Certificate
Sheridan College Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) Bachelors
Cybersecurity - Legal and Ethical Policies and Procedures Recognition of Achievement
Cybersecurity Foundations
Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Program Masters
University of Guelph Information Management, Privacy, and Access Certificate
University of Ontario Institute of Technology Information Technology (Honours) – Bridge Bachelors
Information Technology (Honours) Networking and Information Technology Security
Information Technology (Honours) Networking and Information Technology Security – Advanced Entry
Information Technology Security Masters
University of Toronto Computer Science (H.B.Sc.) Specialist Program in Information Security Bachelors
Cyber Security Management Certificate
M. Eng. in Communications with focus on Identity, Privacy and Security (IPS) Masters
Master of Information, with a Specialization in Identity, Privacy and Security
University of Waterloo Computer Networking and Security Diploma
Willis College Cyber Security Analyst Diploma
Cyber Security Operator
York University Advanced Cyber Security Certificate
Cyber Security Intensive
Cyber Security Fundamentals
Computer Security (BSc, BA) Bachelors
LLM in Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Masters
Cyber Security Operations Post-Graduate Certificate
Québec - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Cégep de l'Outaouais Techniques de l'informatique - Programmation et Sécurité (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical StudiesFootnote 1
Techniques de l'informatique - Réseaux et Cybersécurité (in French)
Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe Techniques de l’informatique - Réseaux et Cybersécurité (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Cégep de Sherbrooke Cybersécurité et sécurité intégrée (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Cégep Garneau Cyberenquête (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Cybersécurité (in French) Certificate
Cégep Limoilou Techniques de l'informatique - Gestion des réseaux (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Administration des réseaux et sécurité informatique (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Collège Ahunstic Réseautique et sécurité informatique (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Techniques de l'informatique - profil réseaux et sécurité (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne Techniques de l'informatique - Profil Infrastructures et Sécurité (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Collège de Maisonneuve Gestion de réseaux et sécurité des systèmes (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Techniques de l'informatique - Infrastructure et Sécurité des réseaux (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Collège LaSalle Techniques de l'informatique - Gestion de réseaux et sécurité (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Collège Lionel-Groulx Administration des réseaux et sécurité informatique (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Collège Montmorency Prévention et intervention en cybersécurité (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ASC)
Techniques de l’informatique - Spécialisation : Réseaux et sécurité informatiques (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Collège Rosemont Microprogramme de perfectionnement en sécurité des réseaux (in French) Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Techniques de l'informatique - Profil réseautique : sécurité et virtualisation (in French) Diploma of College Studies (DCS) for Technical Studies
Concordia University Information Systems Security (MASc) Masters
Information Systems Security (MEng)
Cyber Resilience Diploma
HEC Montréal Certificat en analyse de la sécurité de l'information et des systèmes (in French) Certificate
Heritage College Microsoft Network and Security Administrator Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Institut supérieur d'informatique Computer Networks and Security Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Réseaux Informatiques et Sécurité (in French)
Kensley College Cyber Security and Ethical Cyber Piracy Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Polytechnique Montréal Analyse et cybersécurité opérationnelle (in French) Certificate
Architecture et gestion de la cybersécurité  (in French)
Cyberenquête (in French)
Cyberfraude
Cybersecurity
Cybersécurité (in French) Cumulative Bachelor’s
Polytechnique Montréal Cyberinvestigation (in French) Microprogram
Networking and Security
Réseautique et sécurité (in French)
Université de Sherbrooke Gouvernance, audit et sécurité des technologies de l'information (in French) Diploma of Higher Specialized Studies (DESS)
Gouvernance, audit et sécurité des technologies de l'information (in French) Microprogram
Gouvernance, audit et sécurité des technologies de l'information (GASTI) (in French) Masters
Saskatchewan - Post-secondary cyber security-related programs
Institute Program title Certification
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Cyber Security Post-graduate Certificate
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