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Recorded October 28, 2021
Fall 2022 Application Portal Update
The application portal is now closed for both Canadian/Permanent Residents and International Applicants for the following Information Security & Privacy Graduate Programs:
We have now reached our maximum seating capacity and no exceptions will be made for late applications.
Step up to the challenge
More than 210,000 cybersecurity jobs will need to be filled in Canada within the next three to five years, as every organization from start-ups to governments seeks to protect themselves against cyberattacks. Cybersecurity specialists are in high demand across every industry to help identify and mitigate threats to organizations, and employers will be looking for professionals with practical experience in the field. This program integrates real-world scenarios and tools with an internship to ensure you graduate with the skills you need to move forward in a career in information security.
Design your experience
Our curriculum is designed around a high-quality student experience; it will integrate the most recent research and best practices in information security and privacy, while being flexible in its approach to ensure that your learning can quickly adapt to rapid technological advancements. You will be able to apply the theories you learn to practice, and solve problems and challenges faced by industry and society as technology continues to advance.
Program benefits also include:
- Stackable certificate pathway allows you to tailor your degree to match your career interests and goals (Laddering pathway).
- Boost your career with a choice of internship or capstone research project.
- Learn practical skills and focus on experiential learning through lab courses.
A complete listing of our ISEC courses is available here: www.ucalgary.ca/pubs/calendar/grad/current/information-security-isec.html
Choose your path
Students are able to apply directly to the Master of Information Security & Privacy (MISP) and complete the required credits as part of the program.