University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Information Technology - Networking and Information Technology Security

Program Information

School:University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Faculty:Faculty of Business and Information Technology
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Information Technology
Description:Computer networking has become an integral part of today’s business environment. The major in Networking and IT Security prepares graduates with theoretical and hands-on knowledge and skills in planning, designing, installing, operating, managing, and securing information technology infrastructure. The core curriculum includes mandatory courses in business and management in addition to technical courses, providing students with the necessary business background and technological skills to make significant contributions in today’s workplace.

The coursework prepares graduates to manage the continuing changes and challenges of the IT profession. This program also prepares graduates for two levels of the Cisco certification program, namely, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP). Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE®) will be offered as a technical elective. Students may take the required business courses to obtain a minor in Marketing or Operations Management.
URL:Information Technology - Networking and Information Technology Security at University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Current Ontario secondary school students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U) with a recommended minimum average of 60 per cent and one of Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U) with a recommended minimum average of 60 per cent. Applicants with credentials from outside Ontario should visit the admissions section of Future Students at Note: Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 19, 2016

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