Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

Information Security

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Degree:Certificate; Distance
Field of Study:Computer and Information Sciences, General
Description:The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Security (PBC-IS) is offered by Athabasca University's School of Computing and Information Systems.This certificate is intended for students who already possess an undergraduate degree, are normally working in the IT sector, and are seeking work specifically in the information security sector. Once the certificate is completed students will be qualified for positions in the following areas: Computer Security Specialist, Computer Specialist, Information Technology Specialist, Security Analyst, and System Analyst.The program is designed for individuals looking for a highly relevant and immediately applicable, short-term learning project. It is a comparatively low-cost and low-risk alternative for individuals who have been away from formal learning for some time. The program also provides opportunity to ladder directly into the Master of Science - Information Systems (MSc IS) program.
URL:Information Security at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $19,630

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 24, 2017