3 Years

2400 Hours





Domestic: $42,000

International: $64,000

Estimated Book Costs: Included

Program Description

Operating System Concepts, Introductory Computer Forensics, and Network Protocols

The need for cybersecurity expertise will only increase as the technology industry continues to evolve and expand. Working professionals and recent graduates can advance their career goals by building on their previous education and experience with a Cybersecurity Post-Diploma Certificate. By focusing on operating system concepts, introductory computer forensics and network protocols, this program will prepare learners to design and implement secure computation solutions. In addition, graduates will enhance their business acumen with stronger communication, technical and problem-solving skills.

This in-demand industry is experiencing a shortage, opening the door to a range of exciting career opportunities

Job Opportunities Include

  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Data security analyst
  • Cyberdefense solutions sales specialist
  • Cloud portfolio architect
  • IT security specialist
  • Information security analyst
  • Security analyst
  • IT security architect
  • Network technician
  • Quality assurance



  1. Alberta High School Diploma (verified transcript) or non-Alberta equivalent
  2. General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D) English 30-1 minimum 65% passing grated
  3. Interview with PTI representative

Alberta Mature Admission:

  1. The student must be 18 years of age; must complete an academic achievement test ie. Wonderlic with a score of 20 at minimum.
  2. All students must complete a successful interview with the College Program Chair or Administrative Manager.
  3. If ESL, the student must meet CLB level 6.0 or IELTS equivalent.
  4. Candidates must produce evidence of English ability or complete the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) with a minimum of 60 % in each of the verbal and quantitative skills.
  5. International students must supply transcripts that are equivalent to the standard admission requirements or complete the WBST.

B.C. Mature Admission

  1. The student has graduated from grade 12 or equivalent (B.C. high school diploma, B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma, General Educational Development) or an equivalent secondary school completion from another jurisdiction.
  2. The student is 19 years of age or older before the start of classes and has demonstrated evidence at the appropriate level of literacy, numeracy, comprehension and/or written skills to enable successful completion of the program.