Algonquin College

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Bachelor of Technology (Digital Health) - Pathway for Computer Programming and Computer Engineering

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Advanced Technology
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Technical and Scientific Communication
Length:4 Year(s)


Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) are a critical aspect of modern digital health ecosystems, supporting healthcare delivery through the provision of timely and reliable information for patient care, scientific research, strategic decision-making, data analytics and consumer health applications. This four-year bachelor`s degree prepares students for a career in today`s digital health workforce by providing knowledge, skills and competencies in the related domains of health technology studies, business technology management, and software development. Graduates of Computer Programming Ontario College Diploma or Computer Engineering Technology - Computing Science Ontario College Advanced Diploma receive credit for 15 courses, entering the program in Level 3, and reducing the time to completion to 3 years. Students build a multidisciplinary set of competencies through immersive learning simulations, innovative laboratory exercises and applied digital health projects in order to leverage essential technologies and systems to become successful healthcare technology professionals. Students inform and shape the future of healthcare by contributing to the design, development and improvement of innovative healthcare technologies, such as mobile health apps, hospital information systems, clinical decision aids and business intelligence applications.


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    Applicants must have:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
    • Mature students are applicants who have not achieved the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or its equivalent and who are at least 19 years of age on or before the commencement of the program in which they intend to enroll. Mature students applying for Degree programs satisfy College Eligibility by having demonstrated academic abilities equivalent to those of Ontario high school graduates, verified by successful completion of at least one full-time term at the post-secondary level (minimum five courses taken concurrently in an academic program of study).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Graduates of Computer Programming Ontario College Diploma or Computer Engineering Technology - Computing Science Ontario College Advanced Diploma with Grade Point Averages of 2.7 are eligible to enter into Year 2, Level 3 of the degree program.

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