About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0411

Program Highlights

  • Program offers cutting edge computer resources and small class sizes.
  • Students participate in hundreds of hours of hands-on lab work and have applied research opportunities with NC Research and Innovation.
  • Common curriculum with gaming and web design programs allows students to switch programs or earn multiple diplomas in less time.
  • Graduates may enter the workforce directly or continue their education with the Computer Programmer Analyst (Co-op) program.

Career Opportunities

  • Database Development
  • eCommerce Development
  • Hardware and Software Support
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Development

You are well suited to this program if you…

  • Enjoy working both independently and as part of a team
  • Have a passion for continuous learning, necessary to keep up with rapidly changing technologies
  • Understand the importance of details and can rigorously follow step-by-step instructions
  • Are a critical thinker and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Have or are willing to develop good verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand the importance of professionalism required to be successful in this industry

Niagara College was a wonderful place to go to school and it was all because of the staff. I definitely recommend Niagara to anyone looking for a great Computer Science/Programming program.

Nathaniel Williams, Computer Programmer graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0411 - 2 Year Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Niagara College offers graduate certificate options in several study areas to qualified college and university graduates. These certificates can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work.


We maintain articulation agreements with other colleges and universities in Canada and around the world.


Some post-secondary credits can be transferred into any Niagara College program.