Digital Transformation and Innovation (MDTI)

Admission requirements
  • Be registered full-time in the Master of Science Electronic Business Technologies program
  • Have an admission average of (B+ or 75%) and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 7.0 (B+ or 75%) in courses taken at the University of Ottawa
  • Start the program in the fall term (this is necessary due to CO-OP placement cycles)

CO-OP programs have limited enrolment. Meeting the admission criteria does not guarantee you a place. Admission is based on your CGPA. We admit those with the highest CGPA first.

Work/Study sequences

Sequence 1 - all students follow this sequence

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2Study-

Sequence 2 - students needing more time to finish their program

Year of StudyFallWinterSummer
1StudyStudyWork 1
2Work 2StudyStudy

CO-OP fees

As a CO-OP student, you also pay CO-OP fees (announced every year by the Registrar) for the session before your first work term and then for every work term, up to and including your last one.

Some of our employers include
  • Brookfield Renewable
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Ford Motor Company of Canada
  • IBM Canada Ltd.
  • InGenius
  • Kinaxis
  • Klipfolio
  • MD Financial Management
  • Nokia
  • Nordicity
  • Ribbon Communications (formerly GENBAND)
  • Shopify
  • The Pythian Group
  • University of Ottawa
Examples of tasks at work
  • Analyze and manage data, and big data, using current data mining and data warehousing tools
  • Conduct business analyses and design business solutions including identifying information system requirements, business process redesign, change management, business strategy, and marketing
  • Conduct project analyses and project management
  • Help design and implement software modules for a whole range of mobile and Internet applications involving databases, networking, business intelligence, mathematical and statistical analyses, etc.
  • Manage and maintain a complete range of business applications, including website content management, dashboards and spreadsheets reporting, sales and marketing campaigns, human resources management, etc.
  • Plan and execute test suites
  • Write program codes in commonly used languages and tools for mobile and Internet applications, including Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, SOAP, etc.
  • Write quality documentation and manuals for software systems, business processes, and policies
Student salaries
Work term reports guidelines

You must submit your work term report through the CO-OP Navigator. The “Work Term Report” link can be found next to your work term, under the “My Evaluations” tab. The system will allow you to change or submit your report right up until the deadline for submission, and professors will be able to submit their comments and attach a corrected copy of your report online as well.

You must include a cover letter or letter of transmittal along with your CO-OP work-term report in one PDF file.

For confidential Work-Term Reports, please make sure to submit your cover letter or letter of transmittal through the CO-OP Navigator by the deadline for submission.

Academic coordinators
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