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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 3 semesters | Barrydowne

Learn to build native applications for mobile devices, as well as cross-platform web applications. You’ll use a variety of technologies and programming languages to gain the skills to develop and design unique user experiences that meet client needs. Business-focused courses and a placement will complement your technical abilities by giving you the key skills and practical experience to manage and execute projects.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 3 semesters
  • Placement in third semester
  • Focused on development for Android and iOS devices, as well as mobile web development
  • Project management and entrepreneurship courses enhance your business savvy


Semester three is an unpaid, practical experience. This exposure to the working world enables students to put into practice their recently obtained skills and knowledge.

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent.  Preference will be given to applicants from IT related fields of study.  Other relevant disciplines may also be considered if the student's transcript includes formal training in programming and/or database development or if the applicant has work experience in programming and/or database development.


Program Delivery


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2018
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2019
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2019

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
ENT 1001Entrepreneurship in Information Technology 4
ISP 1002iOS Development using Swift 5
JAV 1001Android Development using Java 5
STY 1211Database Design 4
WEB 1001Mobile Web: Cross-platform Development 4
 Term Credits: 22
Semester 2
BUS 1061Placement Preparation 1
CMP 1000Programming: Hands-on iOS Development 5
CMP 1005Mobile Web: PHP and MySQL 4
ISP 1003Mobile Infrastructure: Introduction to Enterprise 4
ISP 1004Hands-on Android Development 5
PRM 1000Project Management 4
 Term Credits: 23
Semester 3
BUS 1062Field Placement 12
 Term Credits: 12
 Total Credits: 57


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,100. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in a wide range of organizations and industries including but not limited to:

  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Financial Institutions
  • Software development companies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Health Services
  • Employment Services

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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