School of SDDS/ITAS Announcements
Recent Class Cancellations
Dates are subject to change. Please refer to the official academic calendar if there are discrepancies or unlisted dates.
Seneca's School of Information and Communications Technology has now been split into 2 departments:
- School of Software Design and Data Science (SDDS)
- School of Information Technology Administration & Security (ITAS)
These two departments are recognized leaders in developing and delivering high-quality and relevant academic programs within their respective areas of software development and information technology.
Create the game-changing innovations that will fuel Canada's digital future.
Whether your focus is software development or information technology, we'll get you career-ready.
The School offers a range of programs - the most in Ontario - leading to different types of credentials:
- Bachelor's degree
Faculty and staff
Our programs are delivered by over 100 qualified and experienced faculty, and supported by in-class and administrative staff.
Ontario College faculty, as a group, bring years of industry experience into the classroom. Many of our faculty members have earned teaching awards, while others are involved in leading-edge applied research, supported by senior students in our programs.
The Seneca Newnham campus is now the new home to our School of Software Design and Data Science and School of Information Technology Administration & Security departments.
Our programs offer these benefits:
- Faculty with industry expertise
- Modern and continually evolving curriculum
- Accredited programs
- Program transfer opportunities, including diploma-to-degree
- Modern well-equipped facilities
- Paid co-op work placements in most programs
- Excellent reputation with employers
- High graduate placement rates
Our programs lead to dynamic and challenging professions with countless rewards and many opportunities in Canada, the United States and abroad. They offer highly competitive salaries, flexible full-time or part-time, contract and consultant work schedules and a variety of career possibilities.
The School of Software Design and Data Science is recognized worldwide as a leader in open source education. The School was an early adopter of open source technology in the classroom and has since established innovative relationships with world class open source projects, such as Mozilla’s Firefox web browser. Seneca students have the opportunity to work with developers around the globe, contributing to software used by millions of people.
Since 2002, the School has run the Free Software and Open Source Symposium (FSOSS), regarded by many as the premiere open source event in North America.