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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 2023

Computer Programming 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 2023
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$13350.00
Ancillary Fees
$1201.10
$2306.20
Total Fees
$3897.10
$15656.20

Canadian fee details

Description Winter 2022 Spring 2022
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $201.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI Legal Protection $20.10 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $2091.60 $1805.50
Year Total   $3897.10

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International fee details

Description Winter 2022 Spring 2022
International Program Tuition $6675.00 $6675.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $201.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $355.10 -
CSI Legal Protection $20.10 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $8148.70 $7507.50
Year Total   $15656.20

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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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