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Entry Routes to the I.S.P.

Not sure which route to apply under? Use the CIPS Certification Wizard or Let us provide a recommendation by sending an email to info@cips.ca

Relevant Post-Secondary Education Plus Experience Routes

  Education Experience (years)
A) i.

Accredited * 4-year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, BTM)

2
  ii.

Accredited * 3-year University  

3
  iii.

Accredited 4-year University (Interdisciplinary programs)

7
B) i.

Non-accredited 4-year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S., BTM)

4
  ii.

Non-accredited 3 year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S.. BTM)

5
C) i.

Accredited 3-year College/Technical Program

4
  ii.

Accredited 2-year College/Technical Program

5
  iii.

Non-accredited 3-year Public/Private College/Technical Program**

6
  iv.

Non-accredited 2-year College/Technical Program

7
D)  

Accredited one-year post-graduate I.T. program

7

Exam Routes

E) i.

ICCP Examinations

5
E) ii.

British Computer Society (BCS) Diploma Level Exams

5
E) iii.

British Computer Society (BCS) Professional Graduate Level Exams

4

Demonstrated BOK Mastery Entry Routes