Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Wireless Information Networking
There is a high demand for graduates who can develop and implement solutions for the configuration and integration of wireless devices and networks with wired networks in this growing technology sector.
Networks, and increasingly wireless networks, are becoming the hub of commercial and industrial development across the world as we understand and experience the benefits of wireless networking for day to day functions, including:
- operations monitoring and control
- communications within and between organizations
- information sharing within and between organizations
- mobile real time accounting and cost control
- real time sales support and marketing
At the heart of the wireless world is Wireless Information Networking (WIN), and the growing need for professionals who can develop and implement solutions for the configuration and integration of wireless devices.
Capturing data from wireless sensors or wireless synching of mobile devices within secure environments are only a couple of the types of wireless information networking challenges facing businesses, government and organizations today that this program addresses.
Building on the success of our Computer Engineering, Security, and Instrumentation and Control Diplomas, this intensive, unique Graduate Certificate program reflects the latest developments in WIN and relies heavily on applied teaching approaches. It focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless networks, and will cover a wide range of topics including:
- cloud computing
- server technology
- technical project management throughout technology life cycles
- technology as a service - preventing network wide service outages
- domestic vs. commercial/industrial needs
- data mining
- wireless LAN and WAN setup, security and troubleshooting
- embedded wireless sensor network programming
- 802.11 (a, b and g) technologies
- vendor interoperability strategies
- emerging wireless technologies
Why Choose Fleming?
To expand and enrich your knowledge in a cutting edge field, you must learn from leading industry experts. Our faculty are experienced industry professionals at the top of their field. For you this means hands-on, application-oriented learning and building of wireless information networks. You will learn by practicing on the equipment used in industry.
While at Fleming, you will learn through a variety of methods, including: lectures and labs, analysis of best practices, simulations, guest speakers, field trips, and an applied industry project. During the capstone applied industry project in semesters three and four, you will work on real-life industry Wireless Information Networking problems for diverse businesses and organizations. This experience will demonstrate to others that you can develop innovative solutions to today’s real-world business and organization problems. Graduates will be well-equipped with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to pursue careers as network professionals.
For graduates of the Wireless Information Networking program, your specialist knowledge and skills could be used to support and manage wireless information networks in any organization that uses them.
You will be qualified for positions in:
- wireless LAN management and support
- wireless service providers
- broadband and mobile communications
Minimum Admission Requirements
Students applying to Wireless Information Networking must meet the following requirements:
- Undergraduate degree or Ontario College diploma in a related field or equivalent
Applicants who do not meet the requirements listed above who possess a combination of education and relevant experience may be considered on an individual basis.