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Computer Programmer (2090)

2 Years - 4 Semesters      Ontario College Diploma

Program Overview

The emphasis in the Computer Programmer diploma program is to give students the necessary computer programming skills to design, develop and implement computer systems. Sault College strives to keep its hardware and software environments as close as possible to industry standards and that is reflected in the lab environment where a mix of platforms exists to support curriculum objectives. Students will develop their skills using a variety of programming languages in current use including C++, Python, Visual Basic .NET, Java and scripting languages, such as JavaScript, and apply those skills to the writing of standalone and web-based DBMS applications.

Other courses relate to the design and implementation of databases, client server systems, mobile applications, systems analysis and design, and web-based systems. The program prides itself on highly motivated and qualified professors.

The Computer Programming graduate may have the option of continuing into the Computer Programmer/Analyst program (2091).

Upon completion, the Computer Programmer graduate will be poised for a position in this fast paced and rapidly growing field.

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and currently unemployed, you may qualify for second career funding for this program! To learn more about your options and how to get started, contact us at