Certificate in Computer Information Systems

The intake for Summer 2024 has been cancelled. 


This 30-credit certificate program provides graduates with diverse computing knowledge to meet the computer and information system needs of organizations of all sizes. The program is designed to provide graduates with a solid foundation in computer systems and user support, network administration, and systems design.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business

Department's website: kpu.ca/business/computer-information-systems-diploma

On September 25, 2023 changes to the admission requirements for this program were approved by Senate. Effective Fall (September) 2024 the following conditions will apply: 

Admission Requirements

Students pursuing a Certificate in Computer Information Systems must be admitted to the Diploma in Computer Information Systems program or the Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology program. 

Admission Requirements

Students pursuing a Certificate in Computer Information Systems must be admitted to the School of Business.

Curricular Requirements

This program is available to students as a full-time or part-time study schedule and requires the completion of 30 credits.

INFO 1111Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software3
INFO 1112Principles of Program Structure and Design I3
INFO 1113Systems Analysis and Design3
INFO 1211Operating Systems Principles And Applications3
INFO 1212Networking Technologies I3
INFO 1213Web Application Development3
INFO 1214Discrete Mathematics for Information Technology3
BUQU 1230Business Statistics3
PHIL 1150Introduction to Formal Logic3
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Workplace Writing & Communications
Introduction to Professional Communication 1
Total Credits30

Students choosing to take CMNS 1140 rather than CMNS 1110 may be required to undertake English upgrading.

Other Information

Students enrolled in this program are expected to have their own laptop computers.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Computer Information Systems.

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