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4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

This two-year diploma program prepares you with the skills and knowledge to begin your career as a programmer. As a leader in developing relevant programs, we have the largest offering of computer studies programs in the province. Through a variety of practical and theoretical courses, you will gain skills in mobile development, web development and distributed programming techniques and database administration. You will also learn about security and a variety of operating systems including Windows, UNIX, Linux and IBM Business Computing. Graduates of this program will enter their industry with programming and communications skills suitable for employment.

Part-time option is available >


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Computer programming
  • Operating systems
  • Database and web technology
  • Data communication
  • Security
  • Advanced programming languages
  • System methodologies
  • Internet client and server-side development
  • Database system design and maintenance
  • Solve problems associated with software installation

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Software developer
  • Information systems specialist
  • Personal Computer specialist
  • International Business Machines programmer
  • UNIX/Linux programmer
  • Computer application programmer
  • Interactive developer
  • Junior software engineer
  • Program analyst

Professional Accreditation

This curriculum has been accredited by the Canadian Information Processing Society, Canada’s association for Information Technology professionals.

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