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Effective September 2020, the title of this program will change. It was formerly titled Computer Programmer.

Students in this program are required to bring mobile devices that meet minimum specified requirements.

Program description - January 2021

Computer Programmer is a two-year diploma program designed for students who wish to learn the latest skills needed by business application developers in industry, but want to graduate sooner than allowed by the three-year Computer Programmer/Analyst program. The program emphasizes problem-solving skills using the latest versions of Microsoft, Java and open-source software to develop business and web applications. Object-oriented analysis, design, agile methodologies and programming techniques are mastered and applied throughout the program. Students learn through a combination of theory and practice, applying their knowledge to hands-on assignments and challenging projects. Complementary courses in areas such as mathematics, accounting and communications support the core IT courses. All of these skills are then applied to a capstone group project in the last year in which students build a major business application, providing them with experience of the complete application development cycle. For more information contact the Program Coordinator at itprograms@conestogac.on.ca.

Program details

Code: 1009
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: January 2021
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Applied Computer Science & IT

CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
JANUARY 9, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2021, details will not be available until spring 2021.

4 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$5392.00
$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
$1141.75
$2226.75
Total Fees
$6533.75
$14726.75

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo - $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $1348.00 $1870.50 $1967.25
Year Total     $6533.75

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
International Program Tuition - $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo - $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
CSI International Health Fee - - $335.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
ISR - $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total - $7147.50 $7579.25
Year Total     $14726.75

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - January 2021 - Waterloo

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