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
How to apply

Masters programs

Apply to CO-OP after you've started your studies at uOttawa. You must have an admission average of 75% (B+) or higher.
Steps to follow in order to apply from the University via uoZone:

  • UoZone
  • From the Applications menu, click on CO-OP Navigator

If you have any questions about your application, please contact our office by phone at 613 562-5741 or by e-mail at

Application Deadline: September 30 of your first year of studies

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