Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)

Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)

Bachelor degree
60 months
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: CA$20,602
Domestic tuition: CA$7,875

Program overview

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) program provides outstanding preparation for a rewarding career in this rapidly growing field. With a Sheridan Information Systems Security degree, you'll be prepared to join this exciting profession – and to get ahead in it. This degree program includes an internship (up to 28 weeks long) in the form of a field placement in a real-world workplace.You'll advance from fundamental computer science principles to more specialized courses covering all aspects of information systems security, including: Computer security IS Intrusion detection and prevention Network security Ethical hacking Database security. Sheridan's Information Systems Security degree program includes an internship of up to 28 weeks between Years 3 and 4. You'll acquire workplace skills and professional contacts while gaining real-world information systems security experience. The classroom environment simulates workplace conditions via mobile computing. You'll work on a laptop and enjoy online access to lecture notes, assignments, and other subject material at all times, from any location. Students use mobile computing to collaborate on group projects, conduct web-based research and visit chat rooms.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses: English, Grade 12 (ENG4U); any Grade 12 science (U or M) or Grade 12 Computer Science (U) or Grade 12 Computer Engineering Technology (U or M); Any Grade 12 mathematics (U) Three other Grade 12 credits (U or M); Minimum 65% overall average. English Language Requirements: TOEFL: 88 (21L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 570 Paper-based; IELTS (Academic): 6.5 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 6.0; PTE (Academic): 60 – Overall Minimum Score (57L,W,S,R).

Career opportunities

Demand for professionals who hold an information systems security degree has more than doubled since 2000. Recent graduates have moved into the following careers: Cyber Security Consultant Digital Forensics and E-discovery Professional Identity Management Expert Information Technology Risk Analyst IS Security Analyst IS Security Consultant IS Security Vulnerability Researcher Network Security Engineer

Campus location

Oakville , Canada

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