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Program Code: IT521 Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Length: 4 semesters
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Program Overview

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:

  1. Configure database systems to meet data collection and client goals.
  2. Design customized software using data structures and design patterns to meet design goals.
  3. Fix system configurations across operating systems to address IT challenges.
  4. Analyze data and industry trends to inform IT design solutions.
  5. Capture software requirements for information exchange to facilitate software design.
  6. Create service-oriented architecture and enterprise applications to meet clients’ IT needs.
  7. Apply project management skills to plan and execute IT projects to required specifications.
  8. Integrate software to strategically create original IT solutions.
  9. Address ethical issues in IT projects to protect the rights of both industry and users.
  10. Implement personal and professional development strategies to improve job performance and promote professional growth.
  11. 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; and 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 may apply.

Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

Start dates between Sept 2022 - Aug 2023
START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2022 North Open
January 2023 North Open
Start dates between Sept 2022 - Aug 2023
START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2022 IGS Waitlisted
September 2022 North Closed
January 2023 IGS Open
January 2023 North Closed

International students can now apply to this program at Humber’s new International Graduate School (IGS).

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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Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology News

Industry Collaboration: Humber FAST Continuous Professional Learning

Industry Collaboration: Humber FAST Continuous Professional Learning

Tue, November 16, 2021

Advancements in technology have a transformative impact on industries, driving the need to build a strong skilled workforce. 

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On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

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 all listed course requirements.

    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.

Equipment & Device Requirements

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i7 (Quad 4) Intel i7 (Quad 4 or higher)
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 16GB of RAM Expandable to 32GB (required for 2nd and 3rd semester NEST students)
Storage 250GB storage space Solid State Drive (SSD) preferable
Network Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended), Long battery life (strongly recommended)

Contact Information

Ravinder-Pal Singh, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4870
ravinder-pal.singh@humber.ca

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $5,851.40
  • international: $20,567.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester

Domestic Fees International Fees

Additional Costs

Additional costs will vary depending upon the professional elective selected by a student, e.g., each of the following Oracle courses will have additional course fee (approximately $360 for Oracle resources): ITE 5320, ITE 5321, ITE 5323, ITE 5420, ITE 5421, ITE 5423.

Scholarships

Humber Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries that you may be eligible for, visit Student Scholarships. International students can visit International Student Scholarships.

Humber Bursaries

Bursaries are available for Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs primarily based on financial need, visit Humber Bursaries.

External Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Find out more information about external scholarships and bursaries, visit External Awards.

Indigenous Student Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students, visit Indigenous Student Awards.

Explore Opportunities through Humber Pathways

Humber Pathways include:

  • Opportunities to build on your college education and complete your diploma or degree at Humber.
  • Degree and graduate study opportunities at other institutions in Ontario, Canada and abroad.
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Contact Us

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

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

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

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Contact Information

Ravinder-Pal Singh, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4870
ravinder-pal.singh@humber.ca

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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