1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2024
Program Code: 2196


Unlock your potential and follow the path to a growing and in-demand career in the dynamic world of network and cyber security, with our one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program.

Through hands-on experience, you`ll master essential skills to succeed in the ever-changing world of IT. Dive into industry-leading solutions across Cloud and On-Prem platforms, including Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, VMware, and Linux. Prepare to build and secure your own personal Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN).

Our state-of-the-art computer labs will allow you to apply theory to projects that mirror real-world scenarios. Explore and learn more about Virtual Machines, Cloud Networks, Firewalls, Routers, Switches, IoT devices, Rack Servers, VPN Servers, and Database Servers, and beyond.

Gain a solid foundation in Network+, Security+, Cisco, Microsoft Active Directory/Azure Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and VMware. Our program will prepare you to work towards certifications in these valuable areas to excel even further in the field.

Expand your knowledge and skills right here and embark on a journey to become a high-demand cybersecurity professional.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or Degree in the field of computer systems technology, network architecture, cyber security, computer engineering, information security or equivalent.

Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements

Career Path

Possible Occupational Titles:

  • Networking Architect
  • Network Designer
  • Network Developer
  • Network Specialist
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Administer
  • Cryptographer
  • Chief Information Officer

Areas of Employment:

  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Industry
  • Transportation
  • Business
  • Aviation

Fees & Costs


These fees are for the 2024-2025 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.


Program Coordinator: Dan Kachur, (705) 759-2554 ext 2648, dan.kachur@saultcollege.ca

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