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SoCAS is integral to BCIT

We play a significant role in supporting high-tech business in BC, as well as providing English-language support and academic core courses that stream into BCIT technology programs.

The School of Computing and Academic studies:

  • is the largest provincial provider of computing graduates
  • has some of the largest and most extensive programs of their kind in BC and beyond, including Computer Systems Technology
  • has the most extensive Part-time Studies computing offering in Western Canada
  • has a math department ranked in the top 10 schools in North America in delivery of technical mathematics
  • has the most comprehensive Forensic Science and Technology program of its kind in Canada

Did you know


Students can work for you

Dealing with an IT challenge? Apply to work with Computing students through the Industry Sponsored Student Projects program – offered 3 times a year.


We have teaching opportunities

Embrace the complex world and help prepare the next generation of technology leaders to explore the opportunities within it – PhD not required.


BCIT Forensic has a DNA lab

For over 15 years, our Forensic DNA lab has collaborated with the BC Coroner Service and police agencies to help solve complex human identification cases. Learn more about what we offer and how we help.