Learn workplace-ready programming languages and practical applications to use wherever your career takes you.
The two-year Computer Programming Ontario College Diploma program prepares you for a career in software development. The program also specializes in program development strategies (using object-oriented modelling), database design and database administration.
In your final semester, you participate in a software development project working with external clients to gain real-world experience in the programming field.
Students also have the option to gain real-world experience through two paid co-operative education (co-op) work terms (see Additional Information for more details). Please note that places in the co-op version of the program are subject to availability. Students who elect to apply to the non co-op version of the program may not have the opportunity to transfer to the co-op version at a later date.
Graduates may work in a variety of different fields, as almost all sectors of industry require programming and database skills. Fields may include:
private and public sectors
This program is well-suited for students who:
Enjoy, and are adept at strategizing solutions to problems.
Are life-long learners ready to meet the challenges presented by rapidly changing technology.
Enjoy working independently and with others as a member of a team
Are organized in their work and pay attention to detail.