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School of Computer Science & Technology

The School of Computer Science & Technology delivers high calibre programming with a focus on creativity and innovation in two unique locations, Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton.

 

 

The School of Computer Science and Technology (SCST) builds on Algoma University’s long-established Computer Science Program, with specializations and minors in Mobile Software Engineering, Computer Game Technology, and Computer Game Technology/Creative Arts.

Students can expect opportunities for personal, academic, and professional growth through our small class sizes and one-on-one interactions with dedicated faculty who are active in their fields of research.  Added to this, students benefit from experiential learning opportunities that enhance their learning experience, preparing students for an exciting and rewarding future ahead.

The SCST is known internationally for having one of the most advanced Computer Games Technology specializations, making our School a dynamic and exciting place to learn. Students and researchers from all over the world come to learn and grow their skills in our state-of-the-art computer labs.

A large component of our School is creativity and innovation. With the guidance of our exceptional faculty, students are able to create new designs and explore their wildest imaginations. The SCST adequately prepares students for higher education. By offering a fourth-year thesis, students can undertake a research project, which provides them with in-depth expertise in a specific area of interest. Our School provides many opportunities for personal, and professional growth through programming competitions, brown bag meetings and co-operative education.

Our School’s mission is to prepare students for a career in the technology industry or in research and academia. With high starter-level salaries and great job prospects, consider studying with Algoma University’s School of Computer Science and Technology!

Our Computer Science Program

Students can expect opportunities for personal, academic, and professional growth through our small class sizes and one-on-one interactions with dedicated faculty who are active in their fields of research.

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Student life Brampton
Two Unique Campus Locations

The Sault Ste. Marie campus offers a truly northern experience in the heart of the Great Lakes, while the School’s Brampton campus provides a unique urban lifestyle located downtown in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Both locations focus on academic excellence, concentrating on the educational and practical opportunities required to succeed in today’s economy.

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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Our graduate Graduate Certificate in Information Technology will provide students with the specialist skills they need to ignite their career in ICT. They will gain essential skills in programming, software development, object-oriented analysis and design, web technologies and databases, e-business strategy, and project management, which will complement their existing critical thinking and communication abilities.

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Graduate Certificate in Mobile Software Developtment

The Graduate Certificate in Mobile Software Development enables learners to apply the foundational skills of computer science to the development of applications and systems that implement the use of mobile devices in modern computer systems. Students will study the range of applications of mobile devices and will learn to develop applications on a variety of mobile platforms. Graduates will be able to apply the use of mobile devices in business, industry, social media and gaming.

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Meet Our Team

Meet the faculty and staff members of the School of Computer Science & Technology

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Collaborative Online Bridging Program

College graduates could earn a Bachelor of Computer Science in as little 12 months by entering this innovative pathway program.

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Specializations/Minors

Students can enhance their degree by specializing in one of three minors: computer game technology; computer game technology and creative arts; or mobile software engineering.

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Accelerated Degree

Students could earn a computer science degree in as little as 12 months at Algoma University.