Program Description

Develop a background in computer programming, systems analysis and design and gain performance skills tailored to the current needs of industry through this Level 2 certificate program. Topics may include:

  • Operating systems concepts.
  • Multi-tasking operating system environments
  • Design, development and implementation of interactive software
  • Principle design concerns of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)
  • Data file processing in an object-oriented programming environment
  • Event-driven programming logic.

You may also be interested in the Computer Science - Level 1 Certificate.

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.

Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.

Financial Assistance

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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes outline what graduates need to know, and be able to do, after they complete a program.

Graduates will be prepared to join systems, programming and/or database groups, work with several programming languages, handle systems analysis and design, and understand the systematic approach to software development.


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Program Contact

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Completion Requirement

7 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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A selection of courses will be offered each term. Visit our course schedule page for a tentative list of future offerings.

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