Algonquin College

Computer Programmer

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Advanced Technology (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program prepares students for a career in software development. The program also specializes in program development strategies (using object-oriented modelling), database design and database administration. Students work with leading industry software products, such as Oracle; CASE tools; programming languages (Java, COBOL, SQL, PHP, JavaScript), operating systems (Windows, Unix/Linux and Android) in a networked environment.

This program offers two cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s) option. Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 2.7, have the opportunity to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
URL:Computer Programmer at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,590
Careers:Software EngineerComputer ProgrammersVideo Game Programmers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 June 25, 2018

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