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Lambton College

Sarnia , Ontario ,Canada

Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security & Computer Forensics

The Cyber Security and Computer Forensics, Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with key concepts of information security, technical and practical job skills necessary to secure, protect and defend network infrastructures and an organization’s valuable data assets.

The curriculum provides for a broad understanding of cyber security concepts, industry best practices for information security and key security concepts that will protect an organization against fraud, data breaches and other vulnerabilities. The program is designed to prepare information and digital security professionals with the ability to manage, provide policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, policy framework, assess and mitigate risk and integrate advanced security solutions.

The growing Internet security sector requires an in-depth understanding of cyber security issues, and fundamental Internet architecture and protocols. In addition, network security skills such as packet, vulnerability, exploit analysis, and cyber security research are also discussed. Graduates will develop highly marketable skills that are required in the burgeoning cyber security field.

Campus Information

Mississauga

Lambton opened a Lambton in Mississauga for international students who were looking for an opportunity to study in Mississauga. Lambton in Mississauga was opened in partnership with Queens College who is licensed to administer the curriculum. International students taking programs in Mississauga will be learning in a challenging, but friendly environment designed to meet the specific needs of an international student. Lambton offers smaller class sizes, flexible instruction hours and affordable tuition fees.

Intakes

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Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

In the information security field, there are several roles an information network security administration graduate could hold including network administrator, systems security analyst, network security analyst, computer security consultant, computer support specialist, systems administrator, computer scientist, database administrator, computer specialist, network systems and data communication analyst and digital forensics investigator.

Graduates who gain several years of specialized work experience may also hold positions as information security managers or network security supervisors.

PSW Opportunity

International students who successfully complete their program of study at Lambton College may be eligible to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit Program (PGWPP). The PGWPP allows students to gain valuable Canadian work experience.

A work permit under the PGWPP may be issued for the length of the study program, up to a maximum of three years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Information technology or computer degree or diploma.

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT 79
  • Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 26970 CAD
    Annual Cost of Living: 10000 CAD
    Application Fee: 150 CAD