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School of Computing & Academic Studies

Problem solvers for a complex world

BCIT is the largest Computing and IT education provider in Western Canada.

The School of Computing and Academic Studies offers over 250 courses and 40 different programs that can be completed both full and part-time.

Areas of study:

  • Computing – The largest Computing and IT education provider in Western Canada with over 30 different applied programs.
  • Forensic Science & Technology – Degree, certificates and courses available in forensic science, digital forensics and cybersecurity, intelligence analysis, forensic health science, and investigation of fraud and financial crime.
  • Academic Studies:

Student Association commits $130,000 to BCIT Student Emergency Response Fund, helping students find brighter futures

When Jose L. came to Canada in May 2019 with his wife and two children, he sought to give his family a better future. It was an exciting new beginning....

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From barista to analyst, BCIT Computing grad now sees infinite potential

Despite a somewhat rocky start in post-secondary education, Computer Systems Technology (CST) Diploma grad Stuart Budd is now a lifelong learner. After completing much of a Bachelor of Science at...

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“BCIT Industry Sponsored Student Projects program is a great opportunity for start-ups”

Meet Nichola Lytle: mother of two young sons living in Nelson, owner of a successful design company, a Digital Arts program instructor, and currently leading not one but two tech...

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Flexible delivery format allows army medic to enrol in Forensic Nursing course at BCIT

A flexible, online schedule let student Stephanie Patz juggle coursework with her duties as an army medic, deployed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. This meant she could...

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