Software Engineering Technology

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Program description - January 2026

Do you have a passion for programming? Do you want to work with cutting edge technologies? Would you like a career in Mobile Applications? Embedded Systems? Internet of Things? Simulations? Big Data? If so, Software Engineering Technology at Conestoga is the ideal program for you.

As one of the strongest programs of its type in Ontario, its focused, hands-on approach will let you learn a broad base of languages and technologies, including web development, databases, business intelligence, and cybersecurity. The optional sixteen-month co-op (apply after Year 1) provides valuable work experience. The flexible third year provides you with the ability to select program options to enhance your skills.

Software Engineering Technology at Conestoga takes you well beyond learning to code - it prepares you for a successful career in software development.

Program details

Code: 1132
Start: January 2026
Campus: Waterloo
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 3 years
Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
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Tuition & fees

Please note: Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2025 and later will be available Spring 2025.



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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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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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