This program is currently under review and is not accepting applications.
The Computer Based Information Systems (CBIS) certificate is a non-credit program designed for professionals wanting to enhance their foundational knowledge of technology and information systems. Whether you are making a career move within your current place of employment or transitioning into the IT field, this credential will add value to your resume and skill set.
This pioneering program has been offered by the Division of Continuing Studies at UVic for almost 35 years, a testament to its quality and continued relevance in the readily changing field of IT.
Delivered entirely online, the flexibility of this program attracts working professionals from both public and private sectors. You will acquire theoretical knowledge—balanced by practical application—all relating to current software, knowledge of networks, systems analysis, databases, website design and other business information technologies.
The program consists of nine courses; five required courses and four electives. The majority of the courses are 13 weeks long and the online delivery model means you can set your own pace for completion. Study full-time to quickly get the skills and credential you need for starting a new career, or study part-time and comfortably balance a full-time career and personal life while you prepare for career advancement.
- Flexible online course delivery means you can study from anywhere, to suit your schedule.
- A recognised credential from one of Canada's top universities
- Current and relevant course content covering both theory and practical application