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Computer Programmer Analyst (2091)

3 Years - 6 Semesters      Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program Overview

Please Note: Semesters 1 to 4 are taken in the 2-year Computer Programmer program. Upon successful completion of the Computer Programmer program, students will have the option to enter semester 5 of the Computer Programmer Analyst program. (subject to enrolment)

The Computer Programmer Analyst advanced diploma program (2091) is designed for those students who have completed and shown above-average competencies in the Computer Programmer diploma program (2090) and who wish to continue to develop programming analysis skills. The Computer Programmer is four semesters and the Computer Programmer Analyst program provides an additional two semesters or third year of study.

Skills developed in the four-semester Computer Programmer (2090) program will be expanded upon with a third year of study in the Computer Programmer Analyst program (2091). The Computer Programmer Analyst program places an emphasis on developing analytical skills and working on team-based projects. The first semester (of the third year of study) is classroom based where students will learn and apply various technologies including JavaScript, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, PHP, server side java, mobile application development and databases in an application driven team environment. The final semester consists of a 4-month work experience. Students spend approximately 400 hours on-site at a local business or agency within a programming team, gaining valuable practical experience.

Students may have the opportunity to be involved in applied research projects. Please see the -`Applied Research Centre`- section for more information.