Centennial College

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Software Engineering Technology (Fast-Track)

Centennial College

Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
Field of Study:Computer Software Technology/Technician
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,879
International: $18,044

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.


Centennial College's three-year Software Engineering Technology program will grant qualified college or university graduates with a software background direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) so they may receive their advanced diploma in two years (four semesters). Through an exploration of modern programming languages, design and algorithm concepts, data management tools, systems integration, enterprise programming, mobile computing and software security, you'll learn to design, develop and maintain software systems.

The coursework in this Software Engineering Technology (Fast-Track) program will emphasize object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, software testing and QA, C#, Java, Java EE, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Python, Microsoft's ASP.NET Core, HTML5/XML, JavaScript/Angular emerging web frameworks, mobile application development, cloud computing, data mining and more. To highlight the curriculum's applied focus, the college technology program will include two software development projects that will require you to use all the technical and business skills you acquired in the program as you build high-quality software.


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  • Diploma or degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering, or a related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript and resume review
  • Centennial College English Skills Assessment
  • English language proficiency

    To qualify for co-op, applicants are required to have: a minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one; a minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171; and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (this must be maintained for the duration of the program), Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada, Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program as scheduled, Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op 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.

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