|Faculty:||School of Information and Communications Technology: Saskatoon Campus
|Field of Study:||Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
|Description:||Computer systems technologists solve computer-related issues for businesses, government agencies, utilities, law enforcement agencies, health services providers, educational institutions and more. It’s a career that demands a unique blend of skills—computer literacy, technical know-how and communications savvy—but also lets you specialize in areas that interest you the most, including programming, software design, mobile application programming, data communications and web design.
The two-year Computer Systems Technology diploma is available full time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon campus, with a number of courses also available through distance and/or continuing education. Comprehensive technical training gives you a solid foundation of theory and hands-on lab practice in: designing, installing and managing local area networks, developing computer programs in various programming languages, developing interactive web pages with multimedia components, developing proficiency in several common computer application packages, installing and configuring computer hardware and software
performing systems analysis and design, programming apps for mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.), providing end-user technical support services, and troubleshooting and repairing hardware problems.