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Cybersecurity (SSCP and CISSP)

Professional Designation

Professional Designation

Program Description

The knowledge gained in this program along with previous experience in computers, networking, and security will prepare you for many entry-level roles in Cybersecurity. Many career opportunities exist in the constantly evolving Cybersecurity field. Upon completion of these courses, and potentially additional studies (based on your previous experience). Will prepare you to challenge cybersecurity certification exams like SSCP and CISSP to enhance your career prospects.

These courses provide an understanding of cybersecurity concepts and practical considerations when working as cybersecurity professionals. They will provide a strong foundation and enable you to dig deeper into mainstream fields within security and risk management practices.

Note: Courses are delivered virtually through an interactive online platform in conjunction with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. You require access to a computer with high-speed internet and camera for the duration of each class.

A digital pin of completion will be awarded upon successfully finishing this program. After successful completion of all courses in the Program of Study you must notify us via email at Once verified, a digital pin will be issued to you.

Certificate Requirements

Students should have related work experience in:

  • Entry-level networking
  • Entry-level network administration
  • Client/ Server experience

Students who do not meet the work experience requirements should complete NETW 1182 - Network+.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

Currently offered

Course Title Location/
Delivery Method
SECT 1981Data and Asset SecurityDistance Education
SECT 1983IT Security ArchitectureDistance Education
SECT 1982Identity and Access ManagementDistance Education
SECT 1985Security Assessment and Vulnerability ManagementDistance Education
SECT 1984Security and Risk ManagementDistance Education
SECT 1987Software Development SecurityDistance Education