Stand-Alone Associate Certificate credentials
Associate Certificates provide specific skills in each IT subject area with typically less than 10 courses in each program.
Computing Flexible Learning Associate Certificates (ACerts) must be completed in five years or less. Some credentials may be completed in two years.
Please note: The majority of these Stand-Alone Associate Certificates were designed for those not intending to complete the laddered credentials; ASD_ACIS_ CSC _CST/PTS Diploma.
Students working toward the CST/FLEX Diploma ladder must start with ASD and ACIS. Please do not attempt to complete other Associate Certificates which are sub-sets of the CST/PTS Diploma.
Approval will not be given for AWD, AND, AJD, ADAD, ANAD and WMA to those students who are working toward CSC and CST/FLEX Diploma. As there are BCIT polices on credit overlap students may not claim multiple Associate Certificates using all the same course credits.
Computer Systems Certificate, Diploma and Degree
You can earn a certificate and diploma or degree in Computer Systems Technology (CST) entirely part-time, course by course and at night.
CST/FLEX offers a series of laddered programs that together form higher-level credentials including a Diploma and Bachelor of Technology Degree.
Most students working toward the CST/FLEX Diploma via the laddered credentials start with ASD and ACIS prior to CSC. If your goal is the CST/FLEX Diploma, please do not attempt to complete any other Associate Certificates on route. ASD and ACIS are the starting points.