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Information Technology (Computer and Communication Networks), Honours

By attending the Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer and Communications Networks) Honours program, you will be part of a select group of Ontario students to receive a four-year Bachelor degree in information technology.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $19,484
Location: Toronto, Canada / Blended / Online

Centennial College was specifically selected by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to deliver an applied science program to address the critical need for networking professionals in the province. Centennial is the only post-secondary institution in Ontario to offer a bachelor degree Computer and Communication Networks program.

During the four years you spend in this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program, you are exposed to a unique blend of technology and business subjects. The hands-on approach ensures an innovative balance between the practical and the theoretical backgrounds which employers are seeking.

Learning from highly qualified professors who hold industrial certifications and advanced academic credentials, you are able to specialize in the design of wireless and security networking.

Program Highlights

  • The modern laboratories in which you learn are specially engineered for the curriculum. They include uniquely equipped facilities offering VoIP, cellular networks, wireless broadband (WiMax), advanced routing and switching as well as network management.
  • You are able to specialize in network security or wireless systems.
  • Small class sizes ensure that you receive individual attention.
  • There is a focus on diversity, equity and a safe learning environment.
  • The Computer and Communication Networks program includes a work term during the summer between second and third year.
  • The School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science maintains strategic alliances with partners such as Avaya Canada, Cisco Systems Canada Co. and HP Canada. This ensures program relevance and provides you with both work term and employment opportunities after graduation.
  • Graduates are positioned to pursue industry certifications such as CompTIA A+, Net+, Security+, Linux+, Microsoft MTA, MCSA and Cisco CCNA.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Technical account manager
  • Business account manager
  • Network/system administrator
  • Network/system analyst
  • Network support
  • Security analyst/specialist
  • VOIP engineer
  • Wireless network administrator

Areas of Employment

  • IT companies
  • Hospitals
  • Education (universities, colleges and schools)
  • Governmental institutions and agencies
  • Internet and communication services providers (Rogers, Bell, Telus)
  • Banks and other financial institutions

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