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Ontario College Diploma

Computer Programming

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Trafalgar Road Campus

(Oakville)

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Get on the fast track to a computer programming career.

Program Overview

The most up-to-date curriculum

Sheridan's dedicated professors are constantly working to keep the program current within a rapidly changing industry. A practical applied approach is taken with an emphasis on individual programming skills including the mobile environment, communication skills, problem solving and teamwork.

Mobile computing

The applied approach is facilitated by an interactive classroom experience each student has their own personal laptop and the most current versions of industry standard computer programming software available through Sheridan. We offer a well-respected computer programming college credential that will give you many workplace options and pathways to further study.

Fast-track to a career in 16 months

This program is delivered in four back-to-back semesters (14 weeks each), which means you'll graduate in just 16 months.

Additional information

Your studies will include courses in areas such as:

  • Web development and interface design using HTML5/CSS3/Javascript/PHP and more
  • Java, C#, XML and .NET
  • Database design and implementation (Oracle/MySQL)
  • Network communications and configurations
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Web-based application development for mobile smartphones
  • Communication skills
  • Operating systems
  • Project management

You'll work on your own laptop in a networked environment that provides round-the-clock access to all course materials from any location through Sheridan's Learning Management System.

Advanced Educational Options | Fast Track: After earning your computer programming diploma, you can enrol in the third year of Computer Systems Technology – Systems Analyst and obtain a three-year advanced diploma. Alternatively, graduates may apply to Sheridan's Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (BAISc) (Information Systems Security) program or the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing) after completing a bridging semester.

Computer Programming courses are held at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario and the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, Ontario.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    PROG10082Object Oriented Programming 1 – Java6
    SYST10049Web Development3
    TELE13167Introduction to Data Communications and Networking3
    COMM13729The Art of Technical Communication
    MATH18584Computer Math Fundamentals4
    CULT10001GThe Impact of Culture on the Canadian Workplace (mandated General Education course)3
    Total:22
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    PROG24178 Object Oriented Programming 2 – Java 6
    SYST10199 Web Programming 3
    TELE33324 Data Network Design and Configuration – Routers & Switches3
    SYST15892 Interactive User Interface Design 3
    SYST17796Fundamentals of Software Design3
    SYST13416Linux/Unix Operating Systems3
    Total:21
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    PROG32758 Enterprise Java Development 6
    SYST28951Systems Development Methodologies3
    INFO24178Computer & Network Security3
    DBAS27198Database Design & Implementation4
    SYST28296 Linux/Unix Administration 3
    General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:22
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    PROG32356.Net Technologies using C# 6
    SYST24444Mobile Web-based Applications3
    INFO20172IT Project Management using PMP3
    DBAS32100RDBMS Application Development3
    PROG20799Data Structures and Algorithm Development - C 6
          General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:24

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

plus

  • Any Grade 12 Math* (C or U) or Grade 11 Functions (MCF3M) or Grade 11 Functions and Relations (MCR3U) (*Applicants presenting with Math MAP4C require a minimum 70%)

or

Mature student status.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements will be invited to complete pre-admission tests in mathematics and English. Applicants asked to take the test are considered for admission to Term 1 contingent on receiving a minimum grade of 70% in both the pre-admission mathematics/English tests.

Applicants lacking the Mathematics admission requirement for this program may wish to upgrade their Mathematics prior to application. For upgrading information, please contact us.

Applicants may also consider applying to our Technology Fundamentals program. Successful completion of this program will meet the Mathematics requirement and will provide a broader sense of the Science and Technology fields.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses), and/or results of pre-admission testing.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Sheridan’s Computer Programming diploma prepares graduates for entry-level positions.

Here are some sample job titles for this program:

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Technician
  • Database Application Support
  • Networking Support
  • Technical Communication Specialist
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Web/Mobile Web Programmer

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Co-op

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Degree Completion

As a graduate of a Computer Programming diploma, you may be eligible to complete one of these Sheridan degrees through our "Degree Completion" program:

Get your degree in less time

Degree Completion allows you to apply your diploma credits toward a Sheridan degree. You’ll get significant credit for the courses you completed in your diploma, which means you can complete your degree and advance your career sooner.

How to apply

To apply for Degree Completion, visit ontariocolleges.ca and submit an application using the appropriate program code (see charts below).

Degree Completion: Honours Bachelor of Applied Computer Science (Mobile Computing)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS PROGRAM START
ENTRY LEVEL
DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM CODE
Successful completion of Sheridan's Computer Programming diploma with a minimum 3.0 program GPA
September Year 2 (additional summer semester required after first two semesters)  PBBCP

Degree Completion: Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
PROGRAM START
ENTRY LEVEL
DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM CODE
Successful completion of a Computer Programming diploma with a minimum cumulative average of 65% in core courses May September entry into Year 2 (after completing a bridging semester from May–August)
 PBISB

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Use documented solutions to troubleshoot problems associated with software installation and customization.
  • Develop, test, document, deploy, and maintain secure program code based on specifications.
  • Perform routine maintenance on a database.
  • Apply knowledge of networking concepts to develop, deploy, and maintain program code.
  • Gather and document required information and assist in an analysis of a business.
  • Use relevant methodologies, policies, and standards to develop secure program code.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with clients.
  • Conform to workplace expectations found in information technology (IT) environments.
  • Contribute to the successful completion of the project applying the project management principles in use.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Internship

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$4,360.73
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$17,201.73

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Financial Planning Certification

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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Professional Sales Certificate

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Earn your Masters degree

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Clinical Placements

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Summary

Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PCPRG

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2021 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Available
Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2021 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Available
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2022 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville) Available

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