This certificate concentrates on the core areas of computer programming and related technologies that prepare students to become proficient software developers.
The program is designed for individuals with various backgrounds who wish to retrain for employment in this high-demand field as well as for those who, for financial or other reasons, cannot complete a full 120-hour bachelor’s degree yet still wish to have a certificate as a credential for employment purposes.
It is recommended that students who plan to enroll in this certificate program have completed at least an introductory course in computer programming (so that they can gauge their interest and ability) and have a mathematics ACT score of at least 24 or equivalent. In this case, the certificate will require 18 credit hours of coursework, with no mathematics.
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