Saskatchewan Polytechnic

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Computer Systems Technology

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Faculty:School of Information and Communications Technology: Saskatoon Campus
Field of Study:Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Length:74 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,500

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.


Computer systems technologists solve computer-related issues for businesses, government agencies, utilities, law enforcement agencies, health services providers, educational institutions and more. It’s a career that demands a unique blend of skills—computer literacy, technical know-how and communications savvy—but also lets you specialize in areas that interest you the most, including programming, software design, mobile application programming, data communications and web design.

The two-year Computer Systems Technology diploma is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus, with a number of courses also available through distance and/or continuing education. Comprehensive technical training gives you a solid foundation of theory and hands-on lab practice in: designing, installing and managing local area networks, developing computer programs in various programming languages, developing interactive web pages with multimedia components, developing proficiency in several common computer application packages, installing and configuring computer hardware and software
performing systems analysis and design, programming apps for mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.), providing end-user technical support services, and troubleshooting and repairing hardware problems.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science  
Applicants are required to have: Grade 12, a minimum 60% in Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30, a minimum 70% in one of the following sciences: Physics 30, Chemistry 30 or Computer Science 30, and a minimum overall average of 65%. A minimum of 70% in Math B30 is also accepted.
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 81] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 09, 2022