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Information Systems Security (MASc)

Program type
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
2 years
45 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter, Summer
Experiential learning

Program overview

The Master of Applied Science in Information Systems Security trains students to design, implement and manage the security of real-life information systems. Through applied research and academic coursework, you will be exposed to theories and practices currently used in securing information systems. You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and established research centres in a Faculty whose research topics include biometrics, cyber forensics, database security and cryptography. Financial support may be provided by a thesis advisor. This program has a Co-op option. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

Program structure

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science.

Proficiency in English

Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Application process

Tuition & funding

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