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Information Technology Computer Systems

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
Information Technology deals with the generation, storage, retrieval, transmission and protection of information, and the hardware and software involved in these processes. For that reason, IT professionals are often called IT specialists/consultants or business process consultants, and the division of an organization that deals with computers, software and communication technology is often called the IT department. The growth of the IT sector in Canada is expected to continue to outpace other market segments in the future according to the Canadian and Alberta governments and independent research companies such as Forrester's and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) of Canada. The Information Technology program encompasses four majors: Computer Systems, Network Systems, Software Development and Telecom Systems. There is a common first semester, then you move into the major that you will have selected during the registration process. It is a full-time, two-year diploma program. This program utilizes an e-learning (SAIT issued laptop computer) instructional delivery method.
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Completion of the following courses or their equivalents: 
  • At least 55% in English Language Arts 30-1 or at least 60% in English Language Arts 30-2 
  • At least 50% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 60% in Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30
  • English Proficiency
 

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,870.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,250.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $963.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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