Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)

Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)

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Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    25 hours
  • Credential
  • work practicum
  • apprenticeship
  • Tuition Fees
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.
Textbook information for Information Technology programs can be found on the program supply list at mitt.ca/current-students/supply-lists.

The Certified SOC (Security Operations Centre) Analyst serves as the organizations front-line defender against emerging and present cyber threats. Students will learn how to perform enhanced threat detection using the predictive capabilities of threat intelligence. CSA provides a holistic approach; elementary knowledge for the identification and notification of intrusion attempts providing students with practical SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions and predictive capabilities related to threat intelligence.

Courseware provided in partnership with EC-Council.


To achieve the CSA Micro-Credential, course participants have 60 calendar days to challenge the CSA exam via EC-Council, and to submit a copy of their exam certificate to LifelongLearning@mitt.ca. Extensions for writing the exam and/or providing the exam certificate will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to an administration fee of $100.

Students should be aware that if they persue an occupation in cyber security they should be able to successfully pass a criminal record check at the organization they wish to work for.

Withdrawal and Refund policy

If you choose to withdraw from this course, please note the withdrawal and refund policy outlined below:

Withdrawal form received by MITT up to 15 calendar days prior to start of class: Full refund issued, minus $100 administration fee.

Withdrawal form received by MITT within 14 calendar days and up to the day before the start of class: 50% refund issued.

Withdrawal form received by MITT on day 1 of class and beyond: No refund issued.

MITT reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrolment. Students will receive a full refund if a course is canceled by MITT.

How to Apply


Entrance requirements

Learners will ideally have an excellent command of the English language.

Knowledge/experience of computer systems recommended.

Start dates

Next start dates:

  • Monday, November 1, 2021 – 3 weeks

Class Times:

  • Mondays/Wednesdays: 5 pm - 9 pm CT

Registration close date:

  • October 18, 2021


Access to stable internet connection.

Desktop or laptop computer with a webcam, and microphone (or a headset with a microphone).

Continuous Program Improvement

MITT continuously reviews and improves programs to maintain relevance in the workplace and effective learning experiences for all students. Although the institution strives to have the website reflect the most current version of all programs, MITT reserves the right to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet industry and accreditation requirements. As a result, course information and learning outcomes may be adjusted prior to the scheduled course start date.

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