The Information Technology Professional program is a two-year program where students gain highly marketable technical, managerial, and life skills in the Information Technology industry. The program enables students to become proficient in the practices and techniques used in modern IT infrastructures. Throughout the program, students will gain technical proficiency in Windows operating systems, virtualization technologies, Windows Server administration, disaster recovery, configuration of networks and network services, and security from user desktop to the enterprise system.
Students also receive valuable training in several business-related topics, such as project management, communication skills, leadership, teamwork and IT service management (ITIL). Students bring all these skills together by participating in a simulated company, Millennium Corporation, that involves leading, managing and performing technical projects. One of the major projects is Phoenix, where students can volunteer their time to rebuild computers for the community.
This program creates a unique, stimulating learning environment in which students can safely master current workplace behaviour, resulting in a smooth transition from education to employment. Opportunities are provided to present creative technical solutions to solve typical IT problems. Instructional methodology across all courses integrates discovery – learning techniques, real-life simulations and hands-on applications. Students apply their acquired knowledge and skills to industry-based cases, simulations and projects. In addition, students will expand their business and leadership skills through participating in several collaborative team projects and a co-op provided., including A+, Windows OS and Project+ certification. Certification requirements are listed at microsoft.com, PMI.org and comptia.org. Additional prep time and certification fees will be required.
History and design of the ITPC program.
This program includes all courseware and five vouchers to be used toward the MCSA: Windows Server 2012 and CompTIA Project+ designations and includes 24/7 lab access.
A college diploma or university degree
The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.
Students graduate with the skills required to enter the computer support field as a network administrator, network technician, security administrator, desktop support technician, computer technician or help desk technician. Depending upon the graduate’s background beyond this curriculum, he or she may be ready to accept a position as an entry-level enterprise systems administrator.
For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.
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