Cyber Security Analytics - 557

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
One year or less
OSAP Checkmark OSAP Eligible
Protect the digital systems of today and beyond. Graduate with the essential skills for cyber threat detection and mitigation. Combine experiential learning in our cyber labs with independent online learning.

Program Highlights

  • Design cyber security solutions to protect business resources.
  • Create best practices in protecting mobile devices, smart homes and Industry 4.0 factories from cyber attacks.
  • Participate in simulation labs where you will defend against cyber attacks.
  • Engage in hands on experiential learning in our state of the art cyber labs facilitated by our expert faculty
  • Study using extensive online learning and night classes to fit your busy schedule

What you'll learn

  • Develop, implement and evaluate cyber security strategies and solutions for various operating systems, networks, application software, and packages.
  • Respond to the cyber security needs of internal stakeholders.
  • Recommend processes and procedures for maintenance and deployment of cyber security solutions.
  • Design and implement cyber security solutions in compliance with current security policies, ethical standards, and industry regulations.
  • Design and implement project management principles throughout the organization’s information security processes.
  • Risk mitigation and auditing of information systems.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate internal cyber security training.
  • Communicate security policies, audit results and related documentation to any level of the organization.
  • Monitor and analyze various attackers’ tactics, strategies and techniques to design vulnerability assessment procedures. 
  • Implement vulnerability assessment procedures to find and solve existing security issues in a network.

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Program delivery

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Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

  • Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advance Diploma, or Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
  • Or other equivalent post-secondary experience or qualifications will be considered by Mohawk.

Language Requirements for Applicants with English as a Second Language

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Tuition and Fees

2023 - 2024 Domestic Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $814.66 $758.46
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $2,452.50 $2,452.50
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $3,267.16 $3,210.96
Total 1st Year Fees $6,478.12

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.


2022 - 2023 International Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $8,795.00 $8,795.00
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fees $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Per Semester $9,245.00 $9,170.00
Total 1st Year Fees $18,415.00

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Financial Assistance

When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career. 

As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

Available Financial Assistance Resources:

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By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.

Financial Literacy and Money Coaching:

Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you'll gain skills

  • Instructor led labs that will demonstrate the theory.
  • Participate in simulation labs where you will defend against cyber attacks.
  • Complete a capstone project that will allow you to demonstrate your skills in Mohawk’s new Cybersecurity Lab.

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Additional Learning Outcomes

  • Develop and implement cyber security solutions considering the affordances of the computer operating systems, networks, application software, and packages available.
  • Implement and evaluate security solutions for business processes, applications and communications to protect business resources and respond to the needs of all the internal stakeholders.
  • Recommend processes and procedures for maintenance and deployment of cyber security solutions.
  • Evaluate and recommend innovative cyber security strategies that provide secure solutions for organizational processes and applications.
  • Design and implement cyber security solutions in compliance with the current security policies, ethical standards, and industry regulations. 
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate cyber security policies and strategies using project management principles to effectively respond to the needs of the organization’s information security requirements.
  • Optimize the effectiveness of the information security in a business environment through risk mitigation and auditing of information systems.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate internal cyber security training to ensure compliance with security policies.
  • Communicate security policies and audit results and relate documentation to any level of the organization.
  • Implement and evaluate security policies and strategies by collaborating in cyber security projects as a multidisciplinary team member/leader to deliver effective solutions to the clients.
  • Design and implement vulnerability assessment procedures to find and solve existing security issues in a network through monitoring and analyzing different attackers' tactics, strategies and techniques.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options

  • Cybersecurity Operations
  • Cybersecurity Threat Assessment and Policy Testing
  • Identity and Access Management with Personal Privacy
  • Asset Management
  • Auditing and Security Review
  • Risk Management and Response
  • Evolving Threats – How to stay current
  • Social Media Best Practices
  • Software Development Best Practices

Where you could work includes:

  • Consulting
  • Financial/Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Education
  • Retail/ Wholesale
  • Federal Government
  • Provincial Government
  • Airlines
  • Research Institutions
  • Small and Medium Business
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Computing Services

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

 

Pathways beyond Mohawk

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.

Additional Information

Check out our Cyber Security Club and the Cyber Security at Mohawk College.

Faculty

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Domestic Canadian Students

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Contact Admissions
Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students

Contact International Student Recruitment
Contact our International Student Recruitment team for information on programs, how to apply, and student life.
Contact International
Email: intl.representatives@mohawkcollege.ca
Phone: 1-905-575-2254
Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

Contact International Admissions
Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.
Contact International Admissions
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

Accessible Learning Services

Are you a student with a confirmed or suspected disability? Visit our Accessible Learning Services website to discover how we can help you.

Program Coordinator

Denise Hager
Email: denise.hager@mohawkcollege.ca

Canadian Domestic Students

Fennell Campus (FF)
Sep 2023
Closed
Jan 2024
Open

International Students

 

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