Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Certificate in Computer Programming

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The Certificate in Computer Programming, a post-baccalaureate program, is designed for those wishing to make a career change to become computer programmers or computer applications developers. The certificate program is open only to individuals who have earned the BS or BA degree (in any field). The program is designed with scheduling flexibility to accommodate the needs of working adults.

Web Assisted Learning:

Internet based instruction (local students may sit in on lectures if desired)
Flexible scheduling (completion time determined by student)
Periodic classroom sessions (scheduled by the professor)

Career Opportunities

Students completing this program will be qualified as entry-level programmers and will also satisfy minimum requirements for admission to many graduate programs in computer science and/or information technology.


To continue in the Certificate program, students must pass CST 5310 - Fundamentals of Programming  and CST 5311 - Intermediate Programming  with an average grade of “B” or better, and pass a programming proficiency examination. The student must complete the following courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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