Information technology, business software, mobile platforms—information systems are reinventing the way we do business. Computer-savvy people with programming and development skills are in demand in the business world. When your skill set includes training in business solution development, you’re a hot commodity.
Business Information Systems (BIS) is a two-year diploma program offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. It includes four academic semesters and a six-month paid co-operative education work term.
The Business Information Systems program starts with a solid foundation in business basics with a focus on information technology functions and learning how to use them to develop meaningful business solutions. This includes training in:
- Software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL);
- Computer hardware, networking and operating systems (Windows, Unix and Linux);
- Data gathering, modeling and database management systems (Oracle, SQL Server 2000);
- Retrieval techniques of databases and programming languages (SQL, PLSQL, ADO.NET, JDBC); and
You’ll use cutting edge technology in servers, programming and mobile apps. You’ll have opportunities to develop or enhance actual production applications, and build hands-on skills in systems analysis, design methodologies and project management.
Diploma to Degree
Graduates can apply to transfer into degree programs at the University of Regina's Paul J. Hill School of Business, the University of Regina's Computer Science department, the University of Lethbridge and Athabasca University.