Acadia University

Computer Science

Program Information

School:Acadia University
Faculty:Faculty of Pure and Applied Science
Degree:Certificate; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Computer Science
Description:100% Online. Start Anytime.

Acadia University, the first university in Canada to offer an undergraduate e-commerce program in computer science, also offers a certificate that can be tailored to your particular career or academic needs. The 30 credit-hour Certificate in Computer Science is the perfect opportunity to earn the equivalent of a first-year university program, while providing you with specialization in an important field right from the start.

The Certificate in Computer Science provides the opportunity to become a proficient programmer in Java and C Programming languages and to acquire valuable knowledge and skills for work as an entry-level programmer in fields such as telecommunications and software development.

URL:Computer Science at Acadia University
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $12,939

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Math/Intro to Calculus 
  •  Grade11 Advanced Math/Intro to Calculus 

High school mathematics is an essential prerequisite for a program in Computer Science. However, a student without the prerequisite 60% or better in each of NS Grade 11 and 12 Advanced Math and Pre-calculous can take the Acadia University's MATH 0120 (available online). This program is open only to part-time students.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 21, 2013