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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 ecurity risks, implement new ways to protect networks, and prevent cyberattacks odata 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.  

We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. 

This Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op program from Toronto School of Management (TSoM) will allow you to:

  • Study computer systems and networks and assess risks to determine how security policies and protocols can be improved
  • Anticipate information security risks and implement new ways to protect organizations’ computer systems and networks
  • Handle computer communication across multiple operating systems
  • Respond to security alerts, uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks
  • Utilize technologies to perform or prevent cyberattacks of various types"

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      51 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General 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 score or equivalent for Non-native English speakers
  • Pass the TSoM English Assessment (written onsite or online with exam proctor) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14495 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14495 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10995 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • $14,495 CAD International Students: Price After Scholarship 
  • $10,995 CAD Canada & Canada PR Students: Price After Bursary
  • $6,000 CAD Price After Bursary
  • Books and materials fees 

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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Cybersecurity Specialist Co-op
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