What can I do with a Certificate, Diploma or Degree in IT?

Did you know …

  • Software developers are needed in many different industries. From biotechnology and telecommunications to transport and gaming.
  • Security IT professionals monitor data protection. And in some organizations they fight against cyber-espionage.
  • By 2020, Canada will be faced with a shortage of 200,000 programmers and security IT specialists. (Statistics Canada 2019).

It’s a great time to get into the technology sector.

At Focus College, we offer three course pathways in Information Technology.

  1. Advanced Certificate in Computing: Software Development
  2. Advanced Diploma in Computing: Software Development
  3. Information Technology: Advanced Security Specialist

At Focus College our programs are designed so that you can either graduate with a certificate, diploma or have the option to further your studies at one of our partners universities.  No matter what option you choose, you will be fully qualified to jump into the workforce and put your education to use.

Listed below are some of the potential positions you may work towards:

Software Programmer Career Options Security Specialist Career Options
  • Application Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Games Developer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • SEO Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Developer
  • UX Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Product Manager
  • UX Designer
  • Computer and Network Operator
  • Information Systems Security Professional
  • LAN Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Forensic Inspector
  • Network Security Architect
  • Network Technician
  • Mail Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Systems Operations Analyst


Speak with one of our Admissions Representatives today to learn more about your options for a career in Tech.


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