Certification Program in IT Security (CPITS)

Fast-track your career in IT security

The time is now

Now’s a great time to launch your career in IT Security. Cybersecurity threats are on the rise, yet by 2022 the global shortfall of cybersecurity workers will reach 1.8 million.i There is plenty of opportunity for talented, skilled individuals in this field – from software development to sales, support, and professional services.  

Committed to closing the cybersecurity skills gap, we’ve designed a paid internship program that zeroes in on both the technical and soft skills required to be successful in the field.

See why students love our program

Program overview 


How to get started

To qualify, candidates must:

Here’s what our students say about CPITS

The program provided me with the foundation I needed to achieve my goals. It was like a jumpstart and a boost to help me become successful in my career.

Fiona Asare
CPITS Graduate

[1] The Center for Cyber Safety and Education