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Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal

Program Overview

Networking, Cloud Computing & Security faculty provides training in designing, implementing, and securing robust network infrastructures and cloud environments, preparing students for careers in the rapidly evolving field of IT infrastructure management and cybersecurity.

This faculty provides a diverse range of specializations:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Security
  • Network Administrator

Students commence with a common core curriculum in the first semester, followed by the opportunity to select their specialization in the subsequent semester.

  • Master core foundations : Semester One
  • Pick your specialisation : Semester Two
  • We fine tune with Go to Market skills
  • Be job ready
  • Smart Network

STEP ONELearn the core Foundations.

The course will cover key concepts, terminology, and architectures, enabling students to make informed decisions about utilizing cloud computing solutions for their organizations. It provides an overview of cloud computing technology and its applications.

Skills gained
  • Cloud Provider Selection
  • Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Cloud deployment models (Public, Private, Hybrid)
  • Key components of cloud infrastructure
  • Emergent Trends and Practices

The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to design, configure, and manage networking components and operating systems within cloud infrastructures. Students will explore the key networking components, protocols, and architectures involved in cloud computing.

Skills gained
  • Cloud Microservices Model
  • Cloud Components
  • Cloud networking 
  • Firewall Network architecture
  • Cloud VPCs
  • Implement high-performance solutions

This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and Python programming for designing serverless and tiered application architecture. This course will cover Terraform (IaC), Python, and source control versioning methodologies to provision cloud resources via automated pipelines.

Skills gained
  • AWS services 
  • AWS security concepts
  • AWS computing services
  • Cloud Migration and Deployment
  • Load Balancing on AWS
  • AWS architecture

This course focuses on utilizing cloud services and technologies to build scalable, reliable, and secure web applications. Through a combination of theory, hands-on labs, and real-world scenarios, students will learn how to architect, deploy, and manage the infrastructure required to run a 3-tier web application.

Skills gained
  • AWS solution infrastructure
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • AWS Cloudwatch
  • AWS Core Services
  • Manage implementations of AWS Cloud

Students engage in a hands-on, industry-modeled project focused on cloud-based systems within the AWS environment. This real-world simulation equips students with practical experience in building cloud-based projects.

Skills gained
  • Real-time, industry-simulated project
  • End to End Work Flow
  • Team Interaction
  • Hands-on & Practical Implementation

STEP TWO Choose your specialisation

Select your focus in Network Administration, Cloud Computing or Security mastering essential skills through practical projects tailored to your chosen domain, ensuring you're equipped to excel in today's rapidly evolving technology landscape

Elevate your skills in Cloud Computing for a tech-driven role—architect, deploy, and optimize cloud solutions using state-of-the-art platforms, transforming complex IT infrastructure into streamlined, efficient systems.


Explore the Cloud II: Microsoft Azure course, diving deep into Azure services and solutions. Gain hands-on experience in deploying, managing, and optimizing cloud-based infrastructure for diverse business needs.

Difference b/w various clouds (15 Hours)

This course delves into a comparative analysis of three prominent cloud service providers—Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Project on Cloud II (Azure)

Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes.

Immerse yourself in our Security course, mastering advanced cybersecurity techniques, risk management, and threat analysis. Acquire the expertise to safeguard digital environments, positioning yourself for success in the dynamic field of Security.


This Security+ course is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of cybersecurity. Delve into the foundational principles of information security, threat assessment, risk management, cryptography, network security, and much more.


The Cloud security course with an AWS focus is designed to prepare cybersecurity professionals to secure cloud environments specifically within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. This comprehensive training program covers the key domains of cloud security as outlined by (ISC)² while emphasizing practical applications and best practices within the AWS ecosystem.

Security Project

Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes.

Embark on our comprehensive Network Administrator course, refining skills in network management tools for advanced system administration and optimization. Learn to ensure seamless connectivity and secure data flow, empowering you to excel in roles requiring strong network administration expertise.


Linux is now playing a critical role in almost every criteria of IT field. This course is a gateway in preparing an individual to perform as an IT System administrator, candidate's ability to maintain and troubleshoot network and cloud services based on Linux.


This course is a gateway in preparing an individual to perform as an IT professional functioning as a Network administrator. Students will develop skills and hands-on experience to design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot core networks such as Routing and switching, Security features, Data center.


This course is designed for students to deploy and use a VMware based private cloud environment. The Student will develop skills and hands-on experience to deploy, configure and manage a private cloud using VMware vSphere.

Networking Project

Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes

STEP THREE Become ready for the workplace

These MCIT programs helps you to be job ready.


The Intelligent Networking Networking with companies Instructors sharing their network Peer to peer networking Meet with recruiters.


Resume is the key to making the first impact with your profile.


Resume building, LinkedIn Training, Mock interviews hosted by companies, Technical interview prep, Behavioral interviews.


We assist you turn your projects into relevant portfolios.


Turn your projects into a portfolio Portfolios tell your story
Relevancy of the projects display experience.


Mentorship & guidance - the key to career success.


The Mentors, instructors, or alumni help you understand the required skills for your desired career path and the path to land your dream job!  


Admissions Process

The admission process entails the submission of several key documents. Applicants must provide their diploma and transcripts

  • Highest level of education.
  • Current resume detailing professional and education
  • Birth certificate translated into either English or French
  • 2 Photo identification are necessary


Determine eligibility 

Eligibility criteria includes full-time studies for at least one year, covered by a college-employer agreement or government program or having a combination of interrupted and full-time studies besides the foll.

  • Holding a professional studies, diploma
  • Demonstrating proficiency in hardware, operating systems, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Recommended Mathematics Secondary 4 CST
  • Possessing basic knowledge in operating systems as well as one of the following:
  • Networking, ERP, or Object-oriented Programming.


Determine eligibility 

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Loans & Scholarships

Scholarships for New Graduates

Students who have graduated with a post secondary diploma or degree from a qualifying
institution in
the last two years.

Scholarships for New Immigrants

Students who have arrived in Canada two years or

less at the time of 
 submitting their 

Merrit based Scholarships

The Montreal College of Information Technology offers merit-based scholarships to deserving candidates,for exceptional academic or professional contributions.


We also have scholarships
for students who were laid off recently
in the past 6 months.

Empower students through Financial Aid

Conveying our commitment to student success through financial support.

Loans through the Government

Apply with the government to get financial aid through the AFE loan program (Aide financière aux études/Student financial assistance).

Loans fromPartners

Our financial partners offer loans and personalized support to local entrepreneurs and internationally trained professionals.


Our financial partners offer loans and personalized support to local entrepreneurs and internationally trained professionals.

Capabilities based customised learning experience

MCIT delivers the learning experience in the right format to solve workforce
challenges to help build next level talent

MCIT offers both online and on-site skill assessments to ensure you begin your training on the right track!

Our skill assessment evaluates your existing strengths and goals, comparing them to industry peers, company requirements, and the latest trends. This objective measure helps guide your resource allocation effectively.

Faculty: Networking & Cloud Computing

In today’s dynamic workforce, lifelong learning is crucial as new technologies emerge. MCIT’s curriculum lays a solid groundwork for continuous growth and lifelong education.

As pioneers in delivering sought-after technology programs and certifications, we facilitate your career advancement. Our instructors and industry partners contribute valuable insights, and we consistently tailor our curriculum, projects, and certifications to align with these trends.

Faculty: Networking & Cloud Computing

Hands-on experience with tech skills significantly influences hiring decisions for companies. In fact, a substantial portion of skill development occurs during day-to-day work.

At MCIT, we embrace a “Learn by Doing” approach in our teaching methodology. By preparing yourself to fully embrace the challenges of your new role, you can maximize your learning and demonstrate instant value to your employer from day one.

Faculty: Networking & Cloud Computing

Human capital extends beyond mere technical skills. Each individual possesses a distinct, vibrant blend of capabilities, communication prowess, ideals, and vision.

At MCIT, we strive to enhance our services and amplify the impact of your human capital. Our activities provide students with memorable experiences, fostering growth and enrichment.

Faculty: Networking & Cloud Computing

Student Testimonials

Enrico Heise
Enrico Heise Network Administrator Datavalet

A small class which is not like university is friendly, also evening class is another positive point. My message to future student is: networking is intense; you if you know more and have IT information come here.

Vasilieos Nikiratas
Vasilieos Nikiratas IT support Best seller Distribution

At 47, I was working in retail and wanted a change in my life. At 48, with no prior experience, I got a job at a networking company thanks to my AEC from MCIT. I am so thankful for taking the leap which changed my life forever.

Sylvanus Metuge
Sylvanus Metuge Consultant Blue Cross

I enjoy most about our college because : Environment, they have organized classes, everybody has their own computers. The courses are practical, atmosphere is contusive for student to study, I had very good relationship with administration and technical dept.

Adam Bonkaney
Adam Bonkaney Solutions Architect Rio Tinto

Competent instructors, up-to-date material, and an overall astounding quality of the training plus the equipment and facilities make Montreal College a first-rate training environment.

Start Dates

14 June
Summer Session
11 Oct
Fall Session
14 Feb
Winter Session


Our cloud computing programs cover various aspects of cloud technology such as cloud architecture, deployment models, virtualization, cloud security, and management of cloud services from leading providers like AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
We offer comprehensive cybersecurity courses covering topics of comptia security+ such as threat detection, ethical hacking, risk management, cryptography, secure coding practices, and incident response along with cloud security concepts.
We offer a range of networking courses including introductory courses covering fundamentals, as well as advanced courses focusing on topics like network design, routing, switching, and network security.
Prerequisites vary depending on the specific course. However, for most programs, a basic understanding of computer systems and networking concepts is recommended.
Yes, we offer courses tailored for beginners that provide a solid foundation in networking, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. Our instructors are experienced in guiding students with varying levels of expertise.
We offer classes in the evenings from 6 PM to 9 PM, three days a week, in-person and online to accommodate students with busy schedules or those unable to attend in person.
Our programs utilize a combination of lectures, hands-on lab exercises, case studies, and real-world projects to ensure a comprehensive learning experience. We also provide access to online resources and support forums for additional learning.
Graduates of our programs can pursue various career paths including network administrator, cloud architect, cybersecurity analyst, system engineer, IT consultant, and more. Our career services team provides guidance and support for job placement and advancement.
Yes, we facilitate internships and practical experience opportunities with industry partners to help students apply their skills in real-world scenarios and gain valuable experience.