Cybersecurity (LEA.E9)

  • Program organisation
  • Duration: 17 months - 1,4 years
  • Sessions: 4
  • Mode:
    - On-site
    - Online
  • Next cohort
  • Registration ongoing
  • Training location
  • - Campus Gatineau
  • - Campus Montreal


41.33 Units

Are you organized and skilled with computer systems?

The ACS program in Cybersecurity (LEA.E9) will allow you to acquire solid knowledge to develop and implement solutions to prevent cyber attacks, deploy processes to ensure the protection of computer and digital resources, understand the vulnerability of systems as well as plan security audits in order to deploy best practices and comply with the standards in force to secure computer systems.

Through this ACS program, you will be able to master the following professional issues:
  • Plan and carry out a technological watch in cybersecurity
  • Plan the installation and management of computer stations
  • Plan the appropriate use of algorithms
  • Plan and perform computer debugging operations
  • Plan the implementation of a secure network and/or physical network
  • Plan and carry out preventive operations and ensure the security of applications, software and computer infrastructure, including the use of Blockchain technology
  • Plan the management of a cybersecurity incident
  • Plan and provide IT support to users regarding cybersecurity

Possibility of financial support from the Government of Quebec for eligible candidates. Certain conditions apply.

Link to Services Québec :
Services en ligne – Aide à l’emploi | Gouvernement du Québec (

Why choose the ACS in Cybersecurity program?

  • 1 To take advantage of a unique ACS program in CyberSecurity recognized by the Quebec government
  • 2 To develop expertise in cyber security prevention and intervention.
  • 3To gain professional status in an interesting, dynamic and essential field.
Computer Systems and Network Administrator Computer Network Technician
Computer Technician - Technical Support Network Support Technician

Under the provisions of section 4 of the College Education Regulations concerning the conditions of admission, a person who has received instruction considered sufficient by the college and meets any of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies (ACS/AEC):

  • 1 The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive terms or 1 school year;
  • 2 The person is covered by an agreement entered into between the college and an employer or by a government program of studies;
  • 3 The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies for one term and pursued full-time postsecondary studies for one term; or
  • 4 The person holds a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS/DEP).

The Collège Universel recognizes as training deemed sufficient:

  • a person holding a secondary school diploma, or the equivalent issued by a school board; Or
  • the person with extensive professional experience related to the field of specialization of the program; Or
  • the person with relevant training related to the program's field of specialization.

Special requirements : Secondary IV, Technical and Scientific option OR Secondary IV, Science option
OR Secondary V, Cultural, Social and Technical option OR Mathematics 436.
Please contact our admissions department if you do not meet the specific conditions of this program.

300 hours 315 hours 315 hours 270 hours
  • Computer Work Environment (45 h)
  • Programming I: Introduction to Algorithms (60 h)
  • Mathematics and Computer Problem Solving (45 h)
  • Computer Installation and Management (60 h)
  • Cybersecurity Technology Watch (45 h)
  • Technical Report Production I: Word Processing (45 h)
  • Technical Reporting II: Electronic Spreadsheet (45 h)
  • Programming II: Computer Debugging (75 h)
  • Networking and Software Architecture (60 h)
  • Computer Network Design (60 h)
  • Vulnerability and Intrusion (75 h)
  • Prevention and information security (60 h)
  • Interconnection of computer networks (75 h)
  • Blockchain and computer security (75 h)
  • Software and application security (105 h)
  • Security of a local network infrastructure (75 h)
  • IT support and cybersecurity (60 h)
  • Internal Threat Management (60 h)
  • Management of a cybersecurity incident (75 h)
ACS in Cybersecurity( 4 sessions -
2 years)
Admission fees Annual registration fees Tuition fees per session
Quebec Students
Tuition fees per session
Canadian students not resident in Quebec
Tuition fees per session
International Students
50 $ 200 $ 4 325 $ 4 325 $ 4 325 $

* Incidental fees: $175 / session

*These amounts are established for the 2022-23 school year. They are subject to change.
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