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Program Program Overview & Highlights

Master of Applied Computing is a professional program that will provide students with a solid foundation of the industry oriented practical aspects of computer science. It provides a solid background in the foundation of computing and business. The skills and knowledge gained from this program will allow you to develop a successful career in the growing software industry through practical projects, internships and in-class training. This program has been specifically designed to expose you to the latest technologies and developments in a number of high-demand fields.

Students of the Masters of Applied Computing program has unique opportunities with Industry partners such as IBM, Blackberry (2020) and Rocket Innovation Studio (2021).

Opportunity to get an internship through a Transform program (12 weeks), where students gain Employment Readiness Skills (resume skills, professionalism and interview).

Admission Requirements


  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline with a minimum major average of 70% or an average of 77% or better in the last 3 years of study 
  • Because of the large number of applicants to the Masters of Applied Computing, having 5 or more grades below 70% in computer science courses will decrease your chances for admission
  • Statement of Interest
  • 2 References
  • English proficiency requirements: IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 92 IBT / UWindsor ELIP 3*
  • View the Graduate Studies page for more information on admission requirements and English exemptions.

*English language improvement programs are available if you require extra training prior to entry into the academic program, or have received lower-than-required test scores.

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Program Details

Program Length: 4 Semesters (16 months)
Program Delivery: Face to Face & Online
Faculty: Science
Intake:  Summer, Fall, Winter

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"The Aeronautics program has provided me with a well-rounded education and leadership skills that I will take with me as I pursue my dream of flying for a commercial airline.”

Jessica Garant
BA (Honours) in Liberal Arts and Professional Studies: Aeronautics Leadership

Career Tracks

  • Software developer
  • Programmer
  • Program analyst
  • Technical analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Game developer
  • Web developer

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