Computer Programming Specialist

Technical Certificate

 Computer Programming Specialist

Web technologies, C programming, Java and Visual Basic.NET

The Computer Programming Specialist Technical Certificate (T.C.) prepares students to become developers who can specialize in software development technologies and languages. In this technical certificate program, students will learn popular computer languages for microcomputer programming including Visual Basic.NET, C language, C# language or JAVA, as well as the fundamentals of program design and systems design, data structures, data communications, customer support operations and advanced programming in specific languages.

There are three different tracks that students can choose from:

  • C Languages
  • Java
  • Visual Basic.NET (This track is available completely online and makes it possible for students to earn a computer certificate online)

Program Code: 6956

25 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
10 months to complete.

School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is not available.


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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate articulates directly into the A.S. in Computer Information Technology degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

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Career Opportunities

Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 

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