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Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op

Toronto School of Management
51 weeks
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
September 2021

Program description

Diploma in Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op

This one-year Co-op diploma is ideal for students looking to acquire in-demand skills and specialized knowledge in all aspects of cybersecurity including blockchain, risk management, big data and the IoT (Internet of Things). The need for cybersecurity expertise is only going to increase as our connected world evolves.

Gain the ability to anticipate information security risks, implement new ways to protect networks, and prevent cyberattacks of various types. Through lab activities and cutting edge tools, students will build the professional skills required to pursue a career in cybersecurity and prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Start online, finish on campus.

Admission requirements

Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent or be at least 18 years of age and pass the Wonderlic test. For non-native English speakers: Successful completion of TSoM EAP Level 4 or have the required IELTS of 5.5 score or equivalent for Non-native English speakers Pass the TSoM English Assessment (written onsite or online with exam proctor)

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Program content

The Modules are

  1. Introduction to Cybersecurity
  2. Computer Networks
  3. Communications, Operating Systems and Data Management
  4. Programming Languages for Cybersecurity
  5. Concepts and Practical Implication of Encryption
  6. Information Security in the Cyber World
  7. Penetration Testing
  8. Hackathon
  9. Work Placement

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarship, please check the institute website.

Tuition fees

2021 Prices:

  • $14,495 CAD
  • International Students - Final Price After Scholarship: $10,995 CAD
  • Canada and Canada PR students - Final Price After Bursary: $6,000 CAD
  • Technology, Books and Materials Fees additional

2022 Prices:

  • International students - Final Price After Scholarship
  • Daytime: $11,000 CAD
  • Canada and Canada PR students - Final Price After Bursary
  • Daytime/Evening: $6,000 CAD
  • Technology, Books and Materials Fees additional


Program Outcomes

  • Learn to use tools such as Cryptool, Wireshark, Zenmap, nmap, Burp Suite, Snort, TCPdump, OpenVAS and OSSIM
  • Learn Python programming language, SQL, Hyper-V, mobile simulator/emulators to perform cybersecurity lab experiments
  • Assess risks to determine how security policies and protocols can be improved by studying computer systems and networks
  • Anticipate information security risks and implement new ways to protect organizations' computer systems and networks
  • Handle computer communication across multiple operation systems
  • Respond to security alerts and uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks
  • Utilize technologies to perform or prevent cyberattacks of various types
  • Guaranteed co-op placement

Career opportunities

Graduates of this diploma will be able to aim for roles in multinational companies including positions such as:

  • Informatics Security Analyst
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Software Developer
  • Cryptographer

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Toronto School of Management

Toronto School of Management (TSoM) is an innovative college offering a range of industry-relevant programs, designed to ensure our students meet the demands of today’s ever-changing job market. We strive to develop and inspire the next generation of leaders. Our...

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Why study at Toronto School of Management

Toronto School of Management’s (TSoM) aim is to provide a comprehensive and balanced mix of programs and services that support the success of our students in their work and life. At TSoM, you will study high-quality programs taught by our experienced faculty. Our vibrant Toronto campus is situated in Canada’s business and culture hub and this central location enhances the student experience and helps ease new students to the city.

Our School

We have a five-storey building and a lower level called Education House located in the downtown Toronto with 35,000 sq. ft. of space. There are 23 classrooms, an auditiorium and three computer labs. The majority of the classrooms are on floors three and four. The first floor has a student lounge, a student-run TSoM café, a kitchen and some classrooms.


Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews.

Great teachers and students with a variety of experiences, which made the learning process a great opportunity to share and learn from colleagues as well.
Pursing this diploma at TSOM gives me a confidence to take my Career to the next level in IT. They are too good with everything like Professors are expert in the field, course is well designed in a way to learn and enjoy at the same time. Well! Recommend this ever demanding course to everyone.
Herbert Watsala
Very interesting program, comes along with a Free CompTIA Security+ Certification. Hands-on experience with 24/7 practice labs and other reading materials. I highly recommend the program to anyone interested in Cyber Security profession.

Contact info

Toronto School of Management

22 College Street
Suite 300
M5G 1K2 Toronto Ontario

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