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Internet of Things - System Architecture and Integration

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Program Details

  • Program Code:3229
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Program Type:Graduate Certificate program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 3 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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This program introduces the learner to the highly interconnected world known as the Internet of Things (IoT) and examines how the IoT shapes every facet of our personal, professional, and social, lives. Learners will explore the entire IoT ecosystem and develop an appreciation for, and understanding of, the ethical and legal applications of this technology. It examines the various systems and processes that comprise the IoT from the electronic sensors and actuators that allow us to interact with the physical world, the network technology which allows the devices to communicate with each other, the cloud and edge computing devices that allow the IoT to function on a global scale, to the software code that ties all of the various devices together in a secure and efficient manner. Business opportunities provided by the IoT will be explored and students will have the opportunity to work with a business partner to design, develop, and install an IoT solution for a real-world problem.

This program is offered alternatively in an online delivery mode (#3279).

Courses

Career Options and Education Pathways

Career Options and Education Pathways

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Companies Offering Jobs

The IoT is becoming commonplace in most areas of our day-to-day lives. Graduates may find employment many different areas including government, retail, health care, agriculture, industry, building systems, automation, law enforcement to name a few. Learners can also choose to become self-employed entrepreneurs designing and implementing IoT based solutions for various organizations.

Program Highlights

This program has been developed in collaboration with industry partners such as Amazon, GM, and The City of Toronto. It is delivered in a continuous format allowing students to graduate within 12 months of enrollment. Convenient scheduling ensures this program is available to those currently employed. Business and Entrepreneurial opportunities presented by the IoT are explored and cutting-edge equipment and technology is examined. Learners have the opportunity to gain real world experience with our industry partners.

Career Outlook

  • electronics - system design
  • computer science - machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • software - programming and application development
  • networking - cloud development and security
  • wireless technology - edge computing
  • mathematics - big data analysis
  • IoT - systems development

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

Completion of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree:

  • Software Engineering (Technology/Technician)
  • Network Engineering (Degree/Technology/Technician)
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Science/Computer Engineering

Consideration for acceptance in the program will also be given to applicants who have completed 50% of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree in these programs, with a a minimum of two years of work experience in these fields.

Additional Requirements

How to Apply

How to Apply

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1. Apply Online

Domestic Students

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.

International Students

 Apply directly to Centennial College here.

2. Submit Documents

Domestic Students

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.

International Students

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.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

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.

4. Pay Fees

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.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

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.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on three semesters, beginning Winter 2022.

Student Tuition (3 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $8,910.00 $1,567.86 $10,477.86
International $24,565.50 $2,001.86 $26,567.36

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