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Join UFV's School of Computing

Join UFV's School of Computing

Pursue a cutting-edge career in computing science or information technology.

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Tackle the world's challenges with the power of computing

When you have computing expertise, you become a linchpin – someone with the skills to solve problems, invent solutions, and keep the world running smoothly. UFV's School of Computing is dedicated to helping you become invaluable. With supportive faculty, small classes, and programs focused on both information technology and computing science, the School of Computing is a great place to launch your tech career. 

Why study computing at UFV?

Featured computing programs 


Bachelor of Science, Major in Computing Science

A four-year degree program with a strong focus on algorithms, programming, and software development.


More info on the BSc in CS


Bachelor of Computer Information Systems

A four-year degree that provides broad expertise in networked systems, programming, cybersecurity, and web design.


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Diploma in Computer Information Systems


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Certificate in Computer Information Systems


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Coding Skills, Associate Certificate


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More program options

The School of Computing partners with other UFV departments to offer the Data Analysis post-baccalaureate certificate, the Applied Bioinformatics certificate, and minors in both computing science and computer information systems. See the full list of computing programs.

Not sure which program is right for you?

Read our guide to Computing Science vs Computer Information Systems.

Computing everywhere

Meet Dr. Carl Janzen, associate professor and director of the School of Computing. Where can computing take you? Carl talks about your many career options, his advice for launching a long-term computing career, and why he loves teaching computing at UFV.

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School of Computing highlights

CIS or Computing Science?

Not sure what the difference is, or what you might enjoy more? There is overlap between the two, but also some key differences.

Read our guide to CS vs CIS

Helping local businesses stay afloat

During COVID-19, CIS student Mykal Machon developed a website to help small businesses.

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Join the co-op program

Get real-world experience through four-, eight-, or twelve-month paid work terms with a local company.

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