Want to know what you will get out of a Masters Degree in IPIS?

IPIS students are prepared to assess the state of critical infrastructure systems and to learn strategies to protect such systems from natural and man-made hazards. Among many other practical skills, you will learn to develop mitigation strategies to minimize damage to critical infrastructure systems through engineering design and policy alternatives.

Why Carleton?

Professional Development

As a graduate student at Carleton, you have access to a variety of professional development resources. These include skill workshops, one-on-one career and writing consultations, career-oriented events, and even structured programs. Challenge yourself by acquiring new skills that can help you boost your employability. To learn more, visit the Graduate Professional Development website at carleton.ca/gradpd.

What about jobs?

Students graduating from our program find employment in a number of federal, provincial and municipal governments in addition to opportunities in Canada’s NCI Sectors including energy, transportation, IT and telecommunication, health, finance, and safety. Our program now offers co-op for eligible students, which can provide invaluable professional experience and bridging opportunities.

Some of the careers IPIS students have secured after completing the program include:
IPIS Employment Distribution

  • Aviation Policy Analysts
  • Chief Security Officers
  • Cyber Security Consultants
  • Business Continuity Consultants
  • Risk Analysts
  • Cyber Defense Officers
  • Senior Leaders in Policing, Security and Intelligence
  • Transportation Engineers
  • Mining and Defense Consultants
  • IM&IT Specialists
  • Mission Security Operations