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Information Technology Solutions

Credential: Ontario Graduate CertificateProgram Code: IT521Length: 4 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

     To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Internet-enabled Personal Computer

Students are required to own or have guaranteed access to an Internet-enabled personal computer in their place of residence.

Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $5,845.84
  • international: $18,340.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,922.92 $8,960.00
Tuition $2,397.08 $8,434.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,922.92 $8,960.00
Tuition $2,397.08 $8,434.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,922.92 $8,960.00
Tuition $2,397.08 $8,434.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,922.92 $8,960.00
Tuition $2,397.08 $8,434.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Additional Costs

Additional costs will vary depending upon the professional elective selected by a student, e.g., each Oracle course will cost approximately $300 for Oracle resources.

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Master of Science (MSc) Computing (distance)

Humber College students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Solutions, or the Graduate Certificate in Web Development, or the Graduate Certificate in Wireless Communications and have met the requirements may be considered by the University of Gloucestershire for entry to the MSc Computing (Master's Stage) via distance learning. International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements

Master of Information Technology

Graduates of the Ontario Graduate Certificate at Humber College who meet the following criteria will be eligible to enter into the final 75 credits of the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) Master of Information Technology (180 credits) in New Zealand:

  1. Successfully completed the Humber Ontario Graduate Certificate in (A) Information Technology Solutions, (B) Wireless Telecommunications, (C) Web Development, (D) Enterprise Software Development, or (E) User Experience (UX) Design;
  2. Successful completion of an approved research methods course from Humber; and,
  3. Achievement of the NZQA minimum English proficiency standards for a degree program by completing any Ontario Graduate Certificate.

 

To complete the EIT Master of Information Technology, graduates of the Humber Ontario Graduate Certificate require 75 credits at NZQF Levels 8 and 9 with a minimum of 45 credits at NZQF Level 9.

 

The EIT Master of Information Technology is a semester-based program with two semesters per year; each semester consists of seventeen teaching weeks and a semester break.

 

All Humber graduates articulating through this pathway will be provided with academic guidance by the EIT Master of Information Technology Programme Coordinator in regards to EIT’s supervision capability at the time of student application.

 

Graduates of the Ontario Graduate Certificate from Humber College who enroll at EIT will enroll as international students and will have the rights and obligations of international students.

 

For more information, contact: teubanks@eit.ac.nz

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Shahdad Shariatmadari, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5929
shahdad.shariatmadari@humber.ca

Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

Apply through Ontario Colleges

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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Humber’s Information Technology Solutions graduate certificate program prepares students without an IT background to step into the IT industry. Our program’s first semester includes an introduction to software development, database concepts and web development. In subsequent semesters, through a range of elective courses, students engage in practical learning in a variety of advanced IT topics including database development and administration, business intelligence, big data, software development, web development, and mobile application development.

In the final semester, students participate in an industry project supervised by one of the Humber industrial partners which helps students apply and enhance their IT, teamwork, interpersonal and project management skills.

Moreover, through a range of capstone showcasing events and employer engagement workshops, students will have a chance to showcase their portfolios and capstone project to employers and practise how to reach prospective employers in today's competitive job market.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Configure database systems to meet data collection and client goals.
  • Design customized software using data structures and design patterns to meet design goals.
  • Fix system configurations across operating systems to address IT challenges.
  • Analyze data and industry trends to inform IT design solutions.
  • Capture software requirements for information exchange to facilitate software design.
  • Create service-oriented architecture and enterprise applications to meet clients’ IT needs.
  • Apply project management skills to plan and execute IT projects to required specifications.
  • Integrate software to strategically create original IT solutions.
  • Address ethical issues in IT projects to protect the rights of both industry and users.
  • Implement personal and professional development strategies to improve job performance and promote professional growth.
  • Develop mobile applications using object-oriented methodologies and languages that meet usability standards.


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Your Career

Graduates may qualify for full-time and freelance employment as enterprise software developers; junior and intermediate software developers; enterprise programmers; web developers; database developers; database administrators; big data developers; business intelligence report developers; data warehouse developers; mobile app developers in corporate, small- and medium-sized businesses, government, entertainment, education, health care and the not-for-profit sector.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)

This program is recognized by Oracle as a Workforce Development Partner. Some courses within the program support preparation for the certification exams and application for the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) designation.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2020 North Open Closed
September 2020 North Open Open
January 2021 North Open Open

2016 IT Capstone Showcase

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Watch the video to check out the action and innovation from the 2016 IT Capstone Showcase!


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Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo

Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo

Mon, July 22, 2019

Students, faculty, industry and community partners came together at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation to celebrate the student success.

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Student Work Showcases

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Wed, August 21, 2019

The Industrial Design Thesis Project is a 2-semester final year project which is the Capstone project for all Industrial Design degree aspirants.

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