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Program Information

Field of Study:Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Description:Information Technology deals with the generation, storage, retrieval, transmission and protection of information, and the hardware and software involved in The Information Technology program encompasses four majors: Computer Systems, Network Systems, Software Development, and Telecom Systems. There is a common first semester, then you move into the major that you will have selected during the registration process. It is a full-time, two-year diploma program. This program utilizes an e-Learning (SAIT issued laptop computer) instructional delivery method.these processes. For that reason, IT professionals are often called IT specialists/consultants or business process consultants, and the division of an organization that deals with computers, software and communication technology is often called the IT department. The growth of the IT sector in Canada is expected to continue to outpace other market segments in the future according to the Canadian and Alberta governments and independent research companies such as Forrester's and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) of Canada.
URL:Information Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,843

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50 to 60

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

  •   English 
  •   Applied Mathematics  or   Pure Mathematics 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 50% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 60% in Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30, AND, At least 55% in English Language Arts 30-1, or at least 60% in English Language Arts 30-2. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Update: Information Technology majors in Computer Systems, Network Systems, and Software Development are now waitlisted. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for Fall 2016 beginning Oct. 21, 2015.

    * 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 July 05, 2018