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What will I learn?

As a computer programmer analyst, you possess a highly marketable and diverse skill set aimed at developing innovative, next-generation computer applications and solutions.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Leading-edge curriculum focuses on the development of software applications for mobile devices, big data analytics and interactive multimedia via hundreds of hours of hands-on lab work.
  • Extensive practical experience with co-op work term, community sponsored projects and applied research opportunities.
  • Develop the teamwork, communications and entrepreneurial skills required in today’s I.T. world.
  • Opportunity to transfer credits toward a university degree in computer science.

YOU ARE WELL SUITED TO THIS PROGRAM IF YOU…

  • Enjoy working both independently and as part of a team
  • Have a passion for continuous learning, necessary to keep up with rapidly changing technologies
  • Understand the importance of details and can rigorously follow step-by-step instructions
  • Are a critical thinker and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Have or are willing to develop good verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand the importance of professionalism required to be successful in this industry

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Database developer
  • eCommerce developer
  • Hardware and software support specialist
  • Mobile application specialist
  • Multimedia application specialist
  • Network support specialist
  • Project manager
  • Software engineer
  • Web developer

Which department am I in?

School of Media

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$13,950.00 (US$ 11,001) per year
CAN $6,675 - CAN $7,275 per term
Start date

Expected January 2022

Venue

Niagara College

Welland Campus,

100 Niagara College Boulevard,

WELLAND,

Ontario (ON),

L3C 7L3, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must hold Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, including the following required courses:

  • English - any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent
  • Mathematics - any Grade 11 (U) or (M), Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent

Recommended Courses and/or Recommended Skills (Not Required for Admission):

  • Computer and Information Science - Grade 11 or 12 (M)
  • Information Technology Applications in Business - Grade 11 (O)
  • Information Technology in Business - Grade 12 (C)

TOEFL - Paper: 500; Computer: 173; iBT: 79 minimum: 20 Writing, 20 Speaking

IELTS: 6.0 overall, No individual band under 5.5

CAEL: 60 - No band under 50

EAP: Completion of Level 5 English for Academic Preparation (EAP) program with 70% and no individual grade under 50%

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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