Sheridan's Computer Programmer diploma program offers highly marketable skills in the field of information technology.
The most up-to-date curriculum
Sheridan's dedicated professors are constantly working to keep the program current within a rapidly changing industry. A practical applied approach is taken with an emphasis on individual programming skills including the mobile environment, communication skills, problem solving and teamwork.
The applied approach is facilitated by an interactive classroom experience each student has their own personal laptop and the most current versions of industry standard computer programming software available through Sheridan. We offer a well-respected computer programming college credential that will give you many workplace options and pathways to further study.
Fast-track to a career
For students who want to fast track their studies or make a career change, the computer programmer diploma can be compressed into four (4) continuous terms of 14 weeks each (16 months total).
Your studies will include courses in areas such as:
- Java, C#, XML and .NET
- Database design and implementation (Oracle/MySQL)
- Network communications and configurations
- Systems analysis and design
- Web-based application development for mobile smartphones
- Communication skills
- Operating systems
- Project management
You'll work on your own laptop in a networked environment that provides round-the-clock access to all course materials from any location through Sheridan's Learning Management System.
Advanced Educational Options | Fast Track: After earning your computer programming diploma, you can enrol in the third year of Computer Systems Technology – Systems Analyst and obtain a three-year advanced diploma. Alternatively, graduates may apply to Sheridan's Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (BAISc) (Information Systems Security) program or the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) after completing a bridging semester.
The Computer Programmer program is accredited by the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS).
Computer Programming courses are held at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario and the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.
Ontario College Diploma
- 2 yrs (4 semesters)
- Program code: PCOMP
Column one has the Start date, second the Locations and third the Availability Start date Locations Availability Sep 2017 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available Sep 2017 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Closed Jan 2018 Davis Campus (Brampton)
Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville)