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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:

“Never bored”: Preparing for the pace of change in tech

Solmaz Talebipour had a mining engineering background from her native Azerbaijan. After settling in Canada, and working her way back into mining through a technician role, she felt she wanted...

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Let’s spot a phish challenge during October Cyber Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) and is recognized internationally to raise awareness in the public on the important topic of Cyber Security. This year, BCIT is excited to...

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Forensic grad Valerie Tsang: “I always wanted to help keep people safe”

Valerie Tsang had earned a Bachelor of Science, and was working full time when she realized she wanted to do more. She felt she would be happier in a career...

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The “real” experience of an IT internship

BCIT’s Computer Information Technology (CIT) Diploma Program has always offered hands-on Information Technology (IT) projects to best prepare students for work. Last year, an internship option was added. We checked...

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