Fanshawe College

Computer Systems Technology - CTY2

Advanced Diploma

The Computer Systems Technology program is an accredited, three-year co-operative education, Ontario College Advanced Diploma program which provides comprehensive training for students wishing to work in the high-demand areas, including: Operating Systems – support, manage and administer Windows and Linux;
Networks – implement, support, secure, and manage switching, routing, WAN, wireless, VoIP and Firewalls;
Virtualization - cloud services, data management;
Services – implement, support, manage and secure Active Directory, web, database and messaging services;
Securing information systems hardware, software and data using firewalls, IDS/IPS, and best practices.
Field experience is gained through back-to-back co-ops that support progressive learning offered early in your studies. You’ll apply your learning directly in the field to further strengthen your technical skills, plus build communication and interpersonal skills. Upon successfully completing this program, graduates will have the knowledge to explore several industry certifications, including Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Red Hat Certified System Administrator and VMWare. Under the guidance of expert faculty, combined with the use of leading-edge labs, the program emphasizes the design, implementation, configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, management, as well as the hands-on installation of networking, security, VoIP, virtualization, data storage and management, server, workstation and operating systems technologies. Instruction in project management, communication and interpersonal skills prepare the student to effectively interact with all levels of users in both oral and written mediums. Click here for information about laptop requirements for this program.

Program Duration:
89 weeks
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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