Cyber Security - Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Post-Graduate Certificate - Cyber Security - Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Saskatoon

Program Description

The Cyber Security post-graduate certificate will prepare students for the challenges of identifying network and computer system vulnerabilities, conducting ethical hacks to determine system risk and designing organizational cyber security plans. The program content is based on the expectation that students will have developed problem-solving skills and basic research skills in their undergraduate information and communication technology degrees, and that the Cyber Security post-graduate certificate program will enhance their existing knowledge and skills. Cyber security is everyone's business, and developing current practical knowledge is important in this digital growth industry.


Program level: Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree

Length: 10 month graduate certificate

Application fee: $150.00 CAD

Tuition: $19,731.00 CAD/year

Cost of Living: $12,960.00 CAD/year

Starting Date: January 2022

Submission Deadline: Open Now

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Min GPA: 50.0%
  • English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 81 (Min Listening: 19.0, Min Reading: 19.0, Min Speaking: 19.0, Min Writing: 19.0)
    • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Listening: 5.0, Min Reading: 5.0, Min Speaking: 5.0, Min Writing: 5.0)
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
    • Min PTE overall: 63 (Min Listening: 50, Min Reading: 50, Min Speaking: 50, Min Writing: 50)
    For conditional admission, you are required to provide English proficiency scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 70 (Min Listening: 15, Min Reading: 15, Min Speaking: 15, Min Writing: 15)
    • Min IELTS overall: 5.5
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 85
    • Min PTE overall: 42

Other fees:

  • Books and Supplies Fees: $2,300 per year
  • Laboratory and Technology Fees: $128 per year
  • Students' Association Fee: $405 per year
  • Administration Fee: $60 per year
  • Learning Support Fee: $53 per year

* Note: Additional fees may apply
** All fees are subject to change without notice