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Computer Systems and Engineering Tech Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a Computer Engineering Technician or Technologist career

With advances in technology, demand for computer engineering specialists is high. Computer systems and engineering tech programs at Ontario colleges equip students with skills in electronics, communications systems, computer networking, computer programming, computer hardware, computer software and more, opening up a number of career paths.

If you have an interest in the technical functions of computers, have strong math skills and can see yourself as part of the growing number of computer engineering specialists, here’s what you need to know. More

Computer Systems and Engineering Tech Courses

Computer systems and engineering tech courses at Ontario colleges are designed to combine mathematical education and engineering skills with innovation and creative thinking.

Courses in program languages, computer networks and mathematics give students the technical knowledge they require, while classes in problem solving and digital principles provide a deeper understanding and a foundation for creativity in the field.

Although not always mandatory, many colleges offer field placements that allow students to practice their skills in real-world environments.

General Computer Systems and Engineering Tech Program Requirements

The admission requirement for computer systems and engineering tech programs at Ontario colleges is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, with a grade 12 English and mathematics credit. Additional mathematics classes may be required.

Note: Computer engineering courses are often integrated with or are transferrable toward complementary programs. Be sure to read each college’s program description and requirements carefully if you are interested in these options.

Computer Systems and Engineering Tech Jobs and Salaries

Computer training, particularly in hardware and software areas, can lead to many career opportunities.

Depending on where your interests lie, you could find work as a:

Computer systems and engineering tech professionals are hugely in demand, which means you can expect higher than average starting salaries in the field. Computer engineering technicians typically have a starting salary around $34,000 a year, while computer engineering and systems technologists start slightly higher at around $42,000 a year.

Ontario Colleges Offering Computer Systems and Engineering Tech Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of computer systems and engineering tech programs at Ontario colleges. Less

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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 3Yr Comp Sys Tcy Grads SHERIDAN TRAFALGAR (OAKVILLE) OPEN Full Time 2017 - 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 Of Engineering (Electronic Systems Engineering) CONESTOGA CAMBRIDGE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Aug Visit

Bachelor Of Engineering (Electronic Systems Engineering)


  • Program Length: 4 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 1094C
  • Credential: DEGREE
  • Program Level: DEGREE
  • Program Type: CO-OP
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

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 Engineering Technician FLEMING PETERBOROUGH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 4 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: CTN
  • 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 Engineering Technician NIAGARA WELLAND CAMPUS WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0717
  • 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 Engineering Technician NIAGARA WELLAND CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0717
  • 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 Engineering Technician NIAGARA WELLAND CAMPUS OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: 0717
  • 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 Engineering Technician NORTHERN KIRKLAND LAKE OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: T103
  • 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 Engineering Technician NORTHERN TIMMINS (PORCUPINE) (SITE 1) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: T100
  • 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 Engineering Technician SHERIDAN DAVIS (BRAMPTON) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PCPEN
  • 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 Engineering Technician SHERIDAN DAVIS (BRAMPTON) OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PCPEN
  • 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 Engineering Technician SHERIDAN DAVIS (BRAMPTON) OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technician


  • Program Length: 2 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: PCPEN
  • 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 Engineering Technology FLEMING PETERBOROUGH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: CTY
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology HUMBER NORTH WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 03501
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology HUMBER NORTH OPEN Full Time 2017 - Sep Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 03501
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology HUMBER NORTH OPEN Full Time 2018 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 6 SEMESTERS
  • Program Code: 03501
  • Credential: ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  • Program Level: POST-SECONDARY
  • Program Type: REGULAR
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Entry Level: ENTRY LEVEL 1
  • Highly Competitive: No
Notes:

Show details Computer Engineering Technology SENECA NEWNHAM WAITLISTED Full Time 2017 - Jan Visit

Computer Engineering Technology


  • Program Length: 3 ACADEMIC YEARS (PERIODS OF 8 MONTHS)
  • Program Code: ECT
  • 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:

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