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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 Computer Application Security CONESTOGA DOON CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep 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 - 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 Applications Development (Co-op) CONESTOGA DOON CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Applications Development (Co-op)


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

Show details Computer Programmer ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - 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 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 CONESTOGA DOON CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1009
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Programmer CONESTOGA DOON WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1009
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Programmer CONFEDERATION THUNDER BAY CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Programmer


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0180
  • Credential: DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Programmer/Analyst (Optional Co-op) CONESTOGA DOON CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Programmer/Analyst (Optional Co-op)


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0057
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • 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 Programmer/Analyst (Optional Co-op) CONESTOGA DOON WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Programmer/Analyst (Optional Co-op)


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0057
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • 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 Systems Technician ALGONQUIN PEMBROKE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Systems Technician


  • Program Length: 45 WEEKS
  • Program Code: 0150X04F
  • 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 Systems Technician/Technology ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Computer Systems Technician/Technology


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0150X01F
  • 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 Systems Technician/Technology ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Systems Technician/Technology


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0150X01F
  • 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 Systems Technician/Technology ALGONQUIN WOODROFFE OPEN Full Time 2017 - May Visit

Computer Systems Technician/Technology


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0150X01F
  • 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 Database Application Developer SENECA SENECA@YORK CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Database Application Developer


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

Show details Database Application Developer SENECA SENECA@YORK OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Database Application Developer


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

Show details Game Development Advanced Programming SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Game Development Advanced Programming


  • Program Length: 3 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: PGDAP
  • 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 Information Technologies Support Services Co-Op SHERIDAN DAVIS (BRAMPTON) CLOSED Full Time 2016 - Sep Visit

Information Technologies Support Services Co-Op


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

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