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 Information Technology Security (MITS)
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SchoolOntario Tech University - Graduate Studies
LocationOshawa, ON, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School Size
DegreeMaster
Honours
Co-op
Length24 Month(s)
Entry Grade (%)*73%
Prerequisites
Prerequisites Notes
  • While applicants may hold any four-year honours undergraduate degree (or its equivalent from a recognized institution), preference is given to applicants whose undergraduate degree is in the field of information technology, engineering, science or related fields.
  • Minimum overall academic standing of a B (GPA: 3.0 on a 4.3 scale or 73 to 76 per cent), with a minimum B average in the last two full-time years (four semesters) of undergraduate work or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of at least one course in advanced programming (e.g., Java/C/C++/C#) and advanced mathematics (e.g., linear algebra, calculus, number theory, etc.), and at least one course or proven work experience in operating systems (Windows and/or Unix or Linux).
  • Work experience in IT-related jobs is preferred.
Cost
National: $1,258

Cost is per 3-credit course. 30 credits needed.
Scholarships
DescriptionThe Master of Information Technology Security (MITS) program is a graduate professional program that prepares individuals to work in the high-demand IT security industry. The program adopts a project method that provides students with the experience to apply core course materials to a substantial project in the workplace during the latter part of the program.

The MITS program is one of the first of its kind in Canada and one of few specialized IT security graduate degree programs available in the world. Through theory and applied learning, the program enables students to develop an extensive understanding of business and information technology security, polish communication skills and examine business and IT ethics in a team environment.
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