Acquire the IT security skills to mitigate threats with a combination of hands-on learning in state-of-theart CISCO Labs and solid theoretical foundation in concepts of IT security. Graduates are skilled network security specialists equipped to combat even the most advanced computer and network security attacks.
Manitoba Job Futures has identified the following job classifications as high growth occupations: Network Security Specialist, Network Administrator, Network Technician and Internet Server Administrator.
The Network Security program from University of Winnipeg is a joint programming initiative between the University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). This diploma program blends the opposable elements of hands-on learning with the theoretical/conceptual nature of IT security. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of and training in various protocols, network standards, designs and security solutions. This program actively integrates the dynamics of MITT's Regional CISCO Academy to the University’s cryptography and security schematics.
The program assists graduates in preparing for the CISCO CCNA designations, an internationally and industry-recognized professional certification.
Graduates of this program will receive the Network Security Diploma and the Management Certificate.
- Security Specialist
- Network Administrator
- Server Administrator
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Applied Open Source Server Administration
- Applied Windows Server Administration
- Business Fundamentals
- C Programming Basics
- Cisco CCENT
- Cisco Collaboration†
- Effective Oral Communication
- 16 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
More informationGo to the programme website
- International students are required to hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree
- The Cumulative GPA, or Final Percentage, on these transcripts will be assessed for eligibility.
- In cases where the number of applicants exceeds the available spaces, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria: amount of, and type of work experience; academic grades; and proficiency in English.
- Minimum(Computer Science, IT, or Related Preferred): 60%
International Applies to you16932 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22580 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
National Applies to you11772 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15700 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
Students attending programs at PACE are eligible for many funding possibilities such as bursaries, scholarships, government student aid, lines of credit, and sponsorship.Financial Aid is administered by the Awards and Financial Aid Office, which supports the access and excellence mandate of The University of Winnipeg through a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.