Seneca College

Computer Programmer

Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Description:Seneca’s School of Information and Communications Technology is a recognized leader in developing and delivering relevant programs. In fact, we have the largest offering of computer studies programs in the province and they are among the very best. Our advisory committee of IT business professionals reviews the subject offerings each year and the curriculum is updated to reflect current computer technology needs.

As a student of the Computer Programmer diploma program, you’ll study at our state–of– the–art facilities on Seneca's York University campus. You’ll be supported by staff, faculty and student advisors who are committed to helping you succeed. The Computer Programmer diploma program is a four– semester program with all subjects offered in every semester. Start in the fall, winter or spring and study in four consecutive semesters or take a break in between.
URL:Computer Programmer at Seneca College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,568
International: $13,883

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U) and Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U); OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), ORCAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50

Additional Admission Requirements:
    A home PC and Internet Service Provider (ISP) are highly recommended to be successful in this program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 18, 2015