The Information Systems - Software program - Two Year Diploma provides students with the knowledge and skills to excel in an information-based society.

The program places emphasis on training individuals in systems analysis and design, industry- leading programming languages, and detailed database programming and management. When combined with work experience, this skill set prepares students for an exciting career in information systems.



Upon successful completion of the Information Systems – Web Developer program, the student will be able to:

  1. Play a key role in the design, creation and maintenance of software   applications.

  2. Interpret and effectively apply industry procedures and policies.

  3. Demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours which will enable them to  become successful IT professionals.

  4. Develop and strengthen related knowledge and skills in subjects that  complement and support technical  training.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may be employed in a variety of entry-level programming and software development, Internet applications development, database development and database administrator positions. Many businesses, including schools, private business, the oil and gas sector and many entrepreneurial organizations, need graduates from the Information Systems – Software program. Opportunities for self-employment also exist.

Program Transferability

The Information Systems – Web Developer program allows an exit point after completion of two years of study with an Information Systems – Software Diploma.

Further Studies

Graduates of the Information Systems – Software program may have the opportunity to transfer credits to other academic institutions. 

A current list of post-secondary institutions offering admission and transfer credit to CNA-Q graduates who meet the entrance requirements is available from the Registrar’s Office or the Career Counselling and Resource Centre.

Request for more information

We are excited you are interested in joining CNA-Q's School of Information Technology! You can request for more information or contact below for general inquires:

School of Information Technology

4495 2067

Entrance requirements

  1. High school graduation certificate with the following:
    AverageMinimum 60%
    English Language (Grade 12 level)Minimum 60%
    Academic Mathematics (Grade 12 level)
    Minimum 60%
    Three additional courses at the Grade 12 level
  2. The required score on the Academic English Placement (AEP) and Academic Math Placement (AMP). Students who present a valid IELTS Academic Test Report Form, received within two years, with an overall band 5.0 with no individual skill band below 4.5, are exempt from taking the AEP. For score requirements on other internationally recognized tests, such as TOEFL, contact the Registrar’s Office.
Note: Applicants who do not meet the entrance requirements and are 19 years of age or older, may be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student Clause.

Language proficiency Requirements

    1. An overall score of 65 or greater   on the Oxford Online Placement Test  (OOPT) or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Registrar’s Office 
    2. A valid IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, listening) below 4.5. 
    3. Successful completion of FL1090, a language development course.