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Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track)

Centennial College’s Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program allows you to gain direct admission into year two (semester three) of the two-year college technology program and receive your diploma in one year (two semesters), if you are a qualified college or university graduate with a background in software. This fast-track version of the Software Engineering Technician program is ideal for those seeking a shorter-term program for timely reentry into the workplace.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 1 year/2 semesters
Starting in: Fall, Winter
Tuition Fee: $16,531.80
Location: Progress Campus, Toronto, Canada / Blended

While most people just use software, in this college engineering program, you learn to design, develop and maintain various software applications, human computer interfaces and enterprise information systems.

Through a combination of theory and hands-on learning, you acquire solid knowledge of software engineering methodologies, programming languages, design and algorithm concepts, data management tools and networking fundamentals. The coursework emphasizes object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, C#, Java, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Microsoft’s ASP.NET Core and software testing and QA.

To underscore the applied focus of the Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) curriculum, this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program includes a software development project. The real-world business application gives you the opportunity to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your time in the program to build high quality software.

Program Highlights

  • Throughout this program’s Software Engineering Technician (Fast Track) courses, you use cutting-edge technology that is geared to industry standards.
  • You receive one-on-one training from knowledgeable and approachable faculty members who have diverse business experience and academic credentials.
  • Graduates from the program may apply for certified membership to either the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) or their provincial engineering technology association.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Computer programmer
  • Software developer
  • Software tester
  • Systems analyst
  • Web applications developer
  • Database administrator
  • Applications or software support

Areas of Employment

  • Banks
  • Government
  • Public institutions
  • Software companies
  • Small and medium businesses

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