Formerly known as Computer Programmer
Starts in January, May, September
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.
Seneca has connections with top tier open-source companies such as Mozilla, creators of the Firefox web browser, and Red Hat, maker of the most successful commercial Linux operating system. In a variety of courses, you will have the opportunity to work with top tier developers on such projects.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore: