The main campus of publicly financed Lambton College is located in Sarnia. Toronto and Mississauga campuses of the institute are also available. In terms of providing two-year postgraduate programs with internships or cooperative employment, Lambton College is a world leader. In 71 full-time courses, the college admits international students. At Lambton College, there are 113 degree, diploma, certificate, and apprenticeship programs available to international students, both on-campus and online.
A total of about 10,000 students attend Lambton College. A little over 3,500 international students representing over 50 nations add to the college's diversity. Admission to Lambton College requires a GPA of 2.4 and above on a scale of 4.0 (60 %). To be considered for admission to Lambton College, international students must have an overall IELTS score of 6.5(6)
Lambton College is committed to student and community success.
Lambton College fosters innovation and entrepreneurship among our faculty, staff, and students – and in the local and global communities we serve. As the sole provider of higher education in our region, we remain committed to providing teaching and learning excellence in a broad range of program offerings, and a full range of credentials. We will enhance the student experience and learning outcomes by becoming a mobile learning college. In particular, we will distinguish ourselves amongst all Canadian colleges by leveraging our unique strengths to become a global leader in education and applied research in the areas of Energy & Bio-Industrial Technology, and Fire & Public Safety.
The Lambton College Cloud Computing for Big Data, Ontario College Graduate Certificate provides a broad overview of the evolution of modern technology and the way it is implemented in various fields. Through this program, students learn how to apply cloud computing solutions to create a foundation for solutions that will increase efficiencies and profitability for today’s organizations.
In this course, students will cover Big Data as a collection of large and complex data sets. They will learn how to capture, curate, share and visualize their data in addition to the basics of virtualization. Students will develop cloud computing skills including internet communications and interactions in cloud computing along with the sensitive nature of personal and business data in such positions as cloud systems administrators, systems programmers and network administrators.
Please Note: This is not a Big Data Analytics program. It is a cloud computing program that focuses on the infrastructure required to allow for Big Data analysis to occur. Students interested in Big Data Analytics are recommended to consider Big Data Analytics or Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning.
Academics: A university degree in the information technology field.