What will I learn?

Centennial College's popular Computer Systems Technology - Networking program focuses on the latest in computer systems.

In the hands-on courses in this advanced diploma program, you gain plenty of practical practice. You'll be delving inside computer hardware and learning the intricacies of operating systems, exploring up-to-date computer systems and networks technology, working with computer/server and network technologies, learning how to administer and manage computer systems (Windows/Linux), converged networks (VoIP), wireless networks, network security and data centres/Cloud, and assembling and maintaining systems that serve to empower users in creative, business and communication activities.

With faculty members from the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science maintaining a close watch on technology trends, this college computer program's lessons reflect the ever-growing innovations of the digital revolution. This ensures you are career-ready for jobs in technical support for internet, intranet, extranet and telecoms.

Program Highlights

Due to a strong, hands-on lab and technical problem solving focus in the Computer Systems Technology - Networking program, you work with the latest equipment, and learn techniques for computer systems and networks support, maintenance and troubleshooting.

With this training, you will be positioned to pursue industry standard certifications such as such as CompTIA A+, Net+, Security+, Linux+, Microsoft MTA, MCSA and Cisco CCNA.

Career Outlook

  • Network/system analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Wireless network administrator/technician
  • Network/system administrator
  • Data centre/Cloud technician
  • Network/system technologist
  • VoIP administrator
  • Network technical support specialist

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$15,437.50 (US$ 11,617) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 January 2020, 8 September 2020

Venue

Progress Campus

941 Progress Avenue,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M1G 3T8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)

English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

Mathematics Grade 11 M or U, or 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80+ (internet based with no test below 20)
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0+ (with no single test score below 5.5)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 51 plus
  • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency) score of 3.7 plus.
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About this uni

94% of employers revealed that they are either satisfied or very satisfied after hiring work-ready graduates from Centennial.

  • One of Canada’s multicultural higher education institutions
  • Students benefit from the job-aligned courses
  • National award-winning Centre of Entrepreneurship
  • Offers facilities to simulate dynamic work environment