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Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal

Program Overview

Programming and Quality Assurance faculty equips students with essential coding skills and quality assurance principles, ensuring they can develop high-quality software solutions with precision and reliability.

This faculty provides a diverse range of specializations:

  • Full Stack Java Developer
  • Full Stack Web App Developer
  • Software testing. 

Students commence with a common core curriculum in the first semester, followed by the opportunity to select their specialization in the subsequent semester.

  • Master core foundations : Semester One
  • Pick your specialisation : Semester Two
  • We fine tune with Go to Market skills
  • Be job ready
  • Smart Network

STEP ONELearn the core foundations

Designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of various software development methodologies, frameworks, and best practices. Explores both traditional and modern software development approaches, enabling students to make informed decisions and adapt to the needs of diverse software projects.

Skills gained
  • Software Methodologies
  • SDLC Process
  • Traditional vs Agile 
  • Software Development Process Management
  • Team Collaboration and Communication

Designed for students who have little to no prior experience in programming. Serves as a foundation for understanding the core concepts and principles of computer programming. It introduces students to problem-solving techniques, algorithm development, and coding using a beginner-friendly programming language. 

Skills gained
  • Algorithm Development
  • Basics of a Programming Language
  • Control Structures
  • Functions and Modular Programming
  • Data Structures (arrays & lists)
  • Problem Solving Debugging and Testing

Front-end development plays a critical role in creating user-friendly and visually appealing websites and web applications. This module introduces essential front end web development languages, focusing mainly on HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Explores front-end web development best practices and the purpose of responsive web design.

Skills gained
  • Structuring the elements of a website
  • Ensuring proper layout and styling
  • HTML Components
  • User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX)
  • Styling web pages using CSS
  • Dynamic user interfaces using Javascript

SQL is a critical skill for data management and analysis in various fields, including database administration, software development, data analytics, and business intelligence. Covers essential SQL concepts, query development, and database design principles. Introduces participants to the fundamentals of SQL using Oracle Database technology.  

Skills gained
  • SQL programming
  • Manipulate data using SQL
  • SQL Server Tools
  • Querying multiple tables
  • Sorting & Filtering data
  • Grouping & Aggregating data

STEP TWO Choose your specialization

Choose your specialization in Java Development, Web Development, or Software Testing, mastering essential skills through practical projects tailored to your chosen domain, ensuring you're equipped to excel in today's dynamic software landscape

Immerse yourself in our Full Stack Java Developer program, mastering both front-end and back-end development. Acquire the skills to build robust applications, positioning yourself for success in the dynamic realm of Full Stack Java Development.

(75 Hours)

This course offers students a thorough understanding of Java language and object-oriented programming (OOP), spanning from fundamental syntax to advanced concepts. Topics include OOP principles, packaging, Java documentation, exception handling, and utilization of Java.


(30 Hours)

This course covers Hibernate, a popular free and open-source object/relational mapping (ORM) utility for storing and retrieving persistent objects for Java developers.

(30 Hours)

In the course on the Spring Framework, you'll discover how modern applications are built using powerful tools that simplify development. From creating user-friendly interfaces to managing complex data interactions, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the technology driving today's digital innovations.


Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes.

Embark on a transformative journey with our Full Stack Web App Developer program, delving into comprehensive front-end and back-end development. Develop the skills to create dynamic web applications, positioning yourself for success in the ever-evolving landscape of Full Stack Web App Development.


The course will offer participants a deep understanding of fundamental programming principles and how to apply them in real-world scenarios. Topics covered include variables, data types, control structures, and functions in TypeScript and JavaScript.


AngularJS, is a robust JavaScript framework maintained by Google, revolutionizes front-end web development by enabling the creation of dynamic and interactive single-page applications (SPAs).


This course is a deep dive into Node.js, the powerful runtime environment for server-side applications. Throughout this course, you will explore the core concepts, best practices, and practical implementations of Node.js to build robust backend systems.


Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes.

Delve into our immersive Software Testing program, where you'll master comprehensive skills in quality assurance, test automation, and software analysis. Acquire the expertise to ensure software reliability and efficiency, positioning yourself for success in the dynamic field of Software Testing.


This course offers students a thorough understanding of Java language and object-oriented programming (OOP), spanning from fundamental syntax to advanced concepts. Topics include OOP principles, packaging, Java documentation, exception handling, and utilization of Java.


The course serves as an introduction to Selenium, an open-source and portable software testing framework for web applications. Students write scripts that are used to perform automated testing of applications on different browsers.


Jira, a widely used project management and issue tracking platform. Participants will delve into the core features of Jira specifically tailored to support software testing endeavors.


Students will engage in developing industry-relevant projects that simulate real-world scenarios which can be highlighted on their resumes.

STEP THREEBecome ready for the workplace

These MCIT programs helps you be job-ready.


Connect, collaborate, and propel your career: Tap into the power of mentorship and guidance from seasoned professionals.


We have the tools to prepare you for the interview from the ground up.


Resume building, LinkedIn Training, mock interviews hosted by companies, technical interview prep, behavioral interviews.


Build a dynamic portfolio to showcase your experience.


Turn your projects into a portfolio
Portfolios tell your story
Relevancy of the projects display experience. 


The key to your professional success depends on your mentors.


The mentors, instructors, or alumni help you understand the required skills for your desired career path and the path to land your dream job!


Admissions Process

The admission process entails the submission of several key documents. Applicants must provide their diploma and transcripts

  • Highest level of education.
  • Current resume detailing professional and education
  • Birth certificate translated into either English or French
  • 2 Photo identification are necessary


Determine eligibility 

Eligibility criteria includes full-time studies for at least one year, covered by a college-employer agreement or government program or having a combination of interrupted and full-time studies besides the foll.

  • Holding a professional studies, diploma
  • Demonstrating proficiency in hardware, operating systems, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Recommended Mathematics Secondary 4 CST
  • Possessing basic knowledge in operating systems as well as one of the following:
  • Networking, ERP, or Object-oriented Programming.


Determine eligibility 

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Loans & Scholarships

Scholarships for New Graduates

Students who have graduated with a post secondary diploma or degree from a qualifying
institution in the last two years.

Scholarships for New Immigrants

Students who have arrived in Canada two years or

less at the time of 
 submitting their 

Merit based Scholarships

Students who have graduated with a post secondary diploma or degree from a qualifying institution
in the last two years.


We also have scholarships
for students who were laid off recently
in the past 6 months.

Empower students through Financial Aid

Conveying our commitment to student success through financial support.

Loans through the Government

Apply with the government to get financial aid through the AFE loan program (Aide financière aux études/Student financial assistance).

Loans fromPartners

Our financial partners offer loans and personalized support to local entrepreneurs and internationally trained professionals.


Our financial partners offer loans and personalized support to local entrepreneurs and internationally trained professionals.

Capabilities based customised learning experience

MCIT delivers the learning experience in the right format to solve workforce
challenges to help build next level talent

MCIT offers both online and on-site skill assessments to ensure you begin your training on the right track!

Our skill assessment evaluates your existing strengths and goals, comparing them to industry peers, company requirements, and the latest trends. This objective measure helps guide your resource allocation effectively.

Faculty: Programming & Quality Assurance

In today’s dynamic workforce, lifelong learning is crucial as new technologies emerge. MCIT’s curriculum lays a solid groundwork for continuous growth and lifelong education.

As pioneers in delivering sought-after technology programs and certifications, we facilitate your career advancement. Our instructors and industry partners contribute valuable insights, and we consistently tailor our curriculum, projects, and certifications to align with these trends.

Faculty: Programming & Quality Assurance

Hands-on experience with tech skills significantly influences hiring decisions for companies. In fact, a substantial portion of skill development occurs during day-to-day work.

At MCIT, we embrace a “Learn by Doing” approach in our teaching methodology. By preparing yourself to fully embrace the challenges of your new role, you can maximize your learning and demonstrate instant value to your employer from day one.

Faculty: Programming & Quality Assurance

Human capital extends beyond mere technical skills. Each individual possesses a distinct, vibrant blend of capabilities, communication prowess, ideals, and vision.

At MCIT, we strive to enhance our services and amplify the impact of your human capital. Our activities provide students with memorable experiences, fostering growth and enrichment.

Faculty: Programming & Quality Assurance

Student Testimonials

Abdulla Alkhuzai
Abdulla Alkhuzai BI Analyst Bell Canada

After completing my diploma in Business Intelligence & Visualization Analyst at Montreal College, I was able to land my first job at Bell Canada, where I am currently working with the Intelligence & Analytics team.

Adam Bonkaney
Adam Bonkaney Solutions Architect Rio Tinto

Competent instructors, up-to-date material, and an overall astounding quality of the training plus the equipment and facilities make Montreal College a first-rate training environment.

Amento M
Amento M Consultant IT Consultant

The program at Montreal College of Information Technology gave me hands-on skills used in manual testing and automation.The Instructor led knowledge dissemination is effective due to the micro-strength of the class and its personalised approach to learning. The fraternity among students and the college is well appreciated. The teachers were very professional and accessible when required.The course gave me a solid understanding of HP ALM , QC and UFT. The instructor-led classes were an incredibly practical approach to a personalized and effective learning experience.

Alex Simci
Alex Simci Software Analyst Fencecore

Paired with my interest in Developing software for businesses and entrepreneurship, I got interested in the program, I came to the info- session and signed up. Ever since it has been non-stop programming.

Start Dates

14 June
Summer Session
11 Oct
Fall Session
14 Feb
Winter Session


Our full stack Java developer program covers both front-end and back-end development using Java technologies. Students learn essential skills in Java programming, web development frameworks, database management, and deployment strategies to become proficient full stack developers.
Our full stack web app developer program covers a wide range of topics including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, front-end frameworks (such as React or Angular), server-side scripting languages (such as Node.js), databases, RESTful APIs, and deployment techniques.
Our software testing program provides comprehensive training in manual and automated testing techniques, test planning and execution, defect tracking, test automation frameworks, performance testing, and quality assurance processes to prepare students for careers in software testing and quality assurance.
While prior programming experience is beneficial, it is not always required. Our programs cater to students with varying levels of expertise, from beginners to experienced developers looking to enhance their skills in specific areas.
Yes, we offer courses tailored for beginners that provide a solid foundation in programming concepts and techniques. Our instructors are experienced in guiding students with varying levels of expertise.
Our course content is curated from industry-recognized leaders such as Oracle and ISTQB, ensuring alignment with the latest industry standards and practices. Each program is thoughtfully designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their chosen field and to confidently pursue real-world certifications.
Our programs utilize a combination of lectures, hands-on coding exercises, real-world projects, code reviews, and collaboration with peers to ensure a comprehensive learning experience. We also provide access to online resources and support forums for additional learning.
Yes, we facilitate internships and practical experience opportunities with industry partners to help students apply their skills in real-world projects and gain valuable experience.
Graduates of our programs can pursue various career paths including full stack developer, web application developer, software engineer, quality assurance analyst, test automation engineer, and more. Our career services team provides guidance and support for job placement and advancement.
We offer evening classes from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., two days a week, in person and online, to meet the needs of students with busy schedules or those who cannot attend classes in person.