1 Years - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Program Code: 2097


This additional one-year, online, Computer Programming and Analysis Ontario College Advanced Diploma program, following completion of the two-year Computer Programming Ontario College Diploma, furthers your preparation for a career in software development and systems analysis. The online program, delivered in partnership with Algonquin College, specializes in information systems design, development and deployment. You reinforce sound coding and software testing principles and practices leveraging proven methodologies and industry standards to develop robust system solutions meeting stakeholder’s needs by bridging software development and the needs of the business world.


Use leading industry software and technology including object-oriented methodologies, database design, database administration, systems analysis and design, cybersecurity, quality assurance and testing, development operations as well as business and information technology to design, develop and deploy information systems.


Through a year-long applied research project, you collaborate with community partners in the design, development and deployment of an authentic information system solution.


Requirements & Program Information

Completion of the 2-year Computer Programming program.

Career Path

Graduates may work in a variety of different fields, as almost all sectors of industry require programmers. Fields may include, but is not limited to:


  • Private and public sectors
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Commerce
  • Science
  • Finance
  • Production
  • Information services
  • Service industry
  • Human services


Program Coordinator: Bazlur Rasheed, (705) 759-2554 ext 2668, bazlur.rasheed@saultcollege.ca

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