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Information Security Graduate Program

Fall 2023 Application Portal Information

The application portal is now open for all Information Security & Privacy graduate professional program credentials and applicants.

We are extending our admission deadline to provide further access and support to our applicants. The Fall 2023 deadline will now be March 31st, 2023, 11:59 MST for International applicants and Canadian/Permanent Residents.


Graduate Certificate

Optimize your career with a 4-course certificate in Network Security taught by the University of Calgary’s top IT professionals.

Graduate Certificate

Optimize your career with a 4-course certificate in Data Privacy taught by the University of Calgary’s top IT professionals.

Professional Master's Degree

Earn a graduate credential and complete an internship in the professional Master of Information Security and Privacy program.

As the world – and the way it functions – becomes increasingly digitized, cyber security professionals are in ever-increasing demand. More than 210,000 cyber security jobs in Canada will need to be filled in the next three to five years, as every organization from start-ups to governments seeks to protect themselves against cyberattacks. 

We aim to be an industry leader and partner of choice in Canada by delivering outstanding learning experiences that bring entrepreneurial thinking and innovation to pivot our economy. We provide a unique blend of theoretical and hands-on learning experiences, led by industry-connected researchers who are experts and knowledge creators in their fields. Our Information Security programs fill a growing need in the Canadian economy; they are for professionals who want to develop and update the right skills and knowledge to succeed as the economic landscape changes rapidly across our city, province and the world.