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Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track)

Tuition fee CA$18,829 per year

The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$17,206), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

centennialcollege.ca/..chnician-fast-track 

Overview

This pathway’s direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of the two-year program to gain a diploma in one year (two semesters) is for qualified college or university graduates.

You’ll learn to design, develop and maintain software applications, human-computer interfaces and enterprise information systems. Through a combination of theory and hands-on learning, you’ll become familiar with software engineering methodologies, programming languages, design and algorithm concepts, data management tools and networking fundamentals. The coursework will emphasize 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. You’ll also complete a software development project that will require you to build software.

Note: To support your learning, this program requires you to have access to a mobile computing device that meets minimum hardware requirements. Please visit the program page on our website for details.

Career opportunities

  • Computer programmer
  • Software developer
  • Software tester
  • Systems analyst
  • Web applications developer
  • Database administrator
  • Applications or software support
Apply Now! May 2025
Application start
Aug 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! May 2025
Application start
Aug 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025