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Computer Applications Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a Computer Applications Development career

Professionals in the computer technology industry are in high demand, and computer applications specialists are no exception. Businesses are depending on computer technology more and more every year, increasing the need for and importance of tech professionals. Ontario college computer applications programs can lead to diverse jobs in almost any industry.

If you’re interested in computer technology, development and its role in the office, here’s what you need to know. More

Computer Applications Courses

Computer applications programs at Ontario colleges consist of a variety of courses that provide students with a combination of technical knowledge and business training. Courses teach students web development and design, database creation and key functions of computer hardware and components.

Programs are typically divided into one of two areas:

  • Applications Development. Students take courses that will give them practical experience and a fundamental knowledge in computer programming, networking and systems development.
  • Business Documentation. These courses have an emphasis on Microsoft office software and applications, where students will specialize in Word, Excel, Access and other Microsoft applications and programs. These courses can lead to students achieving Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS) certification for the programs they study.

Post-graduate computer applications programs may have a mandatory co-op work placement, allowing students to put their new knowledge and enhanced skills to work.

General Computer Applications Program Requirements

Some Ontario college computer applications programs are offered as entry level programs, meaning you only require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent and any grade 12 English.

Other programs are post-graduate certificates and require a three-year college or university diploma or degree. Equivalent work experience in a business environment may also be accepted.

Computer Applications Jobs and Salaries

Computer applications programs can lead to a variety of exciting careers, including (but not limited to):

  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Tester
  • Data Processing Assistant
  • Computer Operator
  • Systems Analyst

Hourly wages for computer applications professionals can vary, depending on the industry and job responsibilities. Computer operators and web technicians may start as low as $15/ hour, but can get as high as $30 per hour with experience. Computer application designers and analysts with a high level of expertise could be paid up to $40 per hour.

Ontario Colleges Offering Computer Applications Programs

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Program Title College Campus Availability Program Delivery Start Date Website
Show details Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 2Yr Comp Progmr Grads SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 2Yr Comp Progmr Grads


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PBBCP
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 3
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 2Yr Comp Sys Tcn Grads SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 2Yr Comp Sys Tcn Grads


  • Program Length: 14 WEEKS
  • Program Code: PBBSC
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 3
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

14 Week Term Allows Eligible Students Direct Entry Into Year 3 Of Sheridan’S Bachelor Of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) Pbacs Program: Students Require A 3yr Diploma In Computer Systems Technology Or Completion Of The First 2 Years Of A Computer-Related Program At University. A Cumulative Min Average Of 65% Is Required.

Show details Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 3Yr Comp Sys Tcy Grads SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2018 - May Visit

Ba(Honours) Computer Science(Mobile Computing) Degree Completion-For Sheridan 3Yr Comp Sys Tcy Grads


  • Program Length: 14 WEEKS
  • Program Code: PBBAC
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 5
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

14 Week Term Allows Eligible Students Direct Entry Into Year 3 Of Sheridan’S Bachelor Of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) Pbacs Program: Students Require A 3yr Diploma In Computer Systems Technology Or Completion Of The First 2 Years Of A Computer-Related Program At University. A Cumulative Min Average Of 65% Is Required.

Show details Bachelor (Honours) of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Bachelor (Honours) of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing)


  • Program Length: 4 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PBACS
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Bachelor (Honours) of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Bachelor (Honours) of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing)


  • Program Length: 4 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PBACS
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Application Security CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Application Security


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS (CONSECUTIVE)
  • Program Code: 1476
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Application Security CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Computer Application Security


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS (CONSECUTIVE)
  • Program Code: 1476
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS (CONSECUTIVE)
  • Program Code: 1476
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS (CONSECUTIVE)
  • Program Code: 1476
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - May Visit

Computer Application Security (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS (CONSECUTIVE)
  • Program Code: 1476
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op)


  • Program Length: 1 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0066
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: Yes
Notes:

Show details Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 3 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 0066
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 3 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 0066
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op) CONESTOGA DOON OPEN Full Time 2018 - May Visit

Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-Op)


  • Program Length: 3 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 0066
  • Credential: GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-DIPLOMA
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Optional Co-Op. Co-Op Spaces Are Limited. Once In The Program, Students Are Selected For Co-Op Based On Performance In Program Courses.

Show details Computer Foundations DURHAM OSHAWA OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Foundations


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: CFND
  • Credential: CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Foundations DURHAM OSHAWA OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Foundations


  • Program Length: 2 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: CFND
  • Credential: CERTIFICATE
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Programmer ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0336X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Is Also Offered In A Co-Op Delivery Mode, With Departmental Approval

Show details Computer Programmer ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0336X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Is Also Offered In A Co-Op Delivery Mode, With Departmental Approval

Show details Computer Programmer ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0336X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Is Also Offered In A Co-Op Delivery Mode, With Departmental Approval

Show details Computer Programmer ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0336X01F
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: OPTIONAL CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

This Program Is Also Offered In A Co-Op Delivery Mode, With Departmental Approval

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