- Program Code:3528
- School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
- Credential:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
- Program Type:Fast-track program
- Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters
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Centennial College's Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track) program will admit you into Semester 3 of the three-year advanced diploma offering so you can receive the credential in four semesters, if you're a qualified college or university graduate with a background in software.
This college health technology program's focus will be on incorporating software engineering and health care systems as you'll learn to design, develop, modify and test software for health care applications.
As a graduate of this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program, you'll be able to analyze and model data, develop health care databases and apply modern software development methodologies. You'll also have the know-how to use health informatics methods and software tools for hospitals, health care agencies and public health departments.
This will be achieved through the program's coursework, which will include object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, structure of health care information systems, telehealth, data security and privacy in health care systems. It will also highlight technologies such as C#, Java, Python, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Microsoft's ASP.NET Core, data warehousing and data mining, and BI tools in health care systems.
To round out the curriculum's applied focus, the Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track) program will feature two software development projects in the field of health informatics. These real-world business applications will allow you to put into action all the technical, systems and business skills gained in the offering.
Please note: This program is available with a co-op option (program #3538) that includes four semesters and two co-op work terms.
|Course Code||Course Title|
|CNET-307||IT Project Management|
|COMP-216||Networking for Software Developers|
|COMP-254||Data Structures and Algorithms|
|COMP-255||Business and Entrepreneurship for Software Engineering Technology|
|COMP-313||Software Development Project 2|
|EMPS-102||Employment Skills 2|
Successful graduates of this Health Informatics Technology (Fast Track) Advanced Diploma program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program. Listed below are the credentials from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Partner Institution||Degree Program|
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing (Also available at Brampton, ON campus)|
|Bachelor of Computer Science|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Conestoga College||Bachelor of Applied Health Informaiton Science|
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Science in Technology Project Management|
|Guelph, University of||Undergraduate Degree|
|Lakehead University||Honours or Bachelor Degree - multiple majors|
|Nipissing University||Undergraduate Degree|
|Ontario Tech University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology|
|Honours Bachelor of Allied Health Science|
|Bachelor of Information Technology - Information Technology Security (bridge)|
|Information Technology Bridge - IT Security (3 courses)|
|Royal Military College of Canada||Bachelor of Science - multiple majors|
|Bachelor of Engineering - multiple majors|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|York University||Honours Bachelor degree in any major|
|Bachelor of Science - multiple majors|
|Honours Computer Science|
|Honours Environmental Studies|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please view ONCAT.
This program has met the national educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession, as such, has received national program accreditation by Canada's Association of Information (IT) Technology Professionals (CIPS).
This program has met the national educational standards of Canada’s engineering technology and applied science profession, as such, has received national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC).
The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete two co-op work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you will need to complete an application process in the first semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled.
Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.
*COMM 170/171 - Students who are enrolled in COMM 160/161 in semester 1 who are considering applying to co-op must switch to the COMM160/161 COMM170/171 compressed course in semester 1 in order to meet the COMM prerequisite for co-op.
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|