Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Information Technology Network Security

Conestoga College

12 months
14500 CAD/year
4998 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Information Technology Network Security from Conestoga College is designed to address this growing threat to our network infrastructure. It will provide students with the security background in network technologies, computing hardware, operating and protocols, to harden and further secure such systems from attack.  


At Information Technology Network Security from Conestoga College students will learn to identify threats through audits and supporting technical methods, as well as evaluate and develop appropriate policies to support a strong organizational security posture. This program offers skills that allow graduates to evaluate risk and design infrastructure solutions that keep a business’s code, data and network systems safe. Students benefit from specialized courses taught by highly qualified industry experts and as a result, should expect to have classes scheduled up until 8:00 p.m.


Graduates are prepared for opportunities in advanced roles in IT systems and network administration/services, with job titles that may include security administrator/analyst, security systems engineer, security auditor, security architect, and network security analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Windows Infrastructure and Security
  • Linux Infrastructure and Security
  • IT Security Planning, Audit and Compliance
  • Network Security 
  • Computer Forensics
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can still apply after fall deadline.
  • Please contact the individual colleges for more information about application processing for January and May start.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Ontario College diploma, advanced diploma, degree or equivalent with an overall average grade of B or above (as assessed, by country, to Ontario standards) or a minimum of 5 (five) years of full-time work experience as an IT system or network administrator or in a similar position
  • Applicants will be ranked based on an assessment of academic performance, length of degree/diploma, level of degree/diploma, degree/diploma discipline, and level of supporting IT technology experience and/or specific education.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4998 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4998 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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