Turn Your Interest in Tech Into Your Dream Career
Computer programming professionals create the code that allows applications, programs, and computer systems to function correctly. Some specific job responsibilities might include the following:
- Design and build local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets
- Develop applications that allow users to perform tasks on computers and other electronic devices
- Evaluate existing systems to improve their efficiency and effectiveness
Please note: Students should have a firm grasp of basic computer skills and networking technologies prior to enrolling in this program. This includes the ability to understand new computer/networking concepts that relate to information systems and networking. Please speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.
As a computer programming expert, you will become an invaluable part of a technology-dependent enterprise. The CSU Global Computer Programming Certificate is an accelerated, six-course program that provides students with foundational skills in computer programming and an understanding of a variety of software. It is an excellent entry-point to a bachelor’s degree program, as 18 credit hours are earned with certification. Courses cover a spectrum of basic programming and software development techniques for the analysis, design, and implementation of software applications across various operating systems and platforms.
This 18 credit-hour, stand-alone program consists of six, three credit courses:
As a student in the Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Programming program, you will gain a wealth of real-life skills to use in your IT career. Specific learning outcomes include:
- Select and apply appropriate software engineering topics and concepts to solve a given business problem
- Develop conceptual models to access and update stored information
- Design, implement, and analyze algorithms for solving problems using Java
- Write software programs that manage resources securely in different operating system environments
- Compare and contrast different platform-based development environments
- Analyze specific programming language requirements for multiple platforms
As a not-for-profit public university, our goal at CSU Global is to make your online tuition cost as affordable as possible. We offer low-cost online degree tuition rates without taking anything away from the quality of the education you receive. We also lock in that low tuition rate with our tuition guarantee, and we provide additional discounted tuition rates for members of the armed forces and employees of our corporate affiliate partners.
Learn more about CSU Global tuition rates, and explore financial aid options available that can help cover the cost of your education.
Why You Should Earn Your Online Undergraduate Certificate
In today’s evolving and unpredictable economy, stackable credentials are an important tool you can utilize immediately, while also building credits toward a full degree. With an undergraduate certificate from CSU Global, you prove proficiency in a specific subject with your stand-alone, transcribable, nationally recognized credentials. Get promoted, switch industries, or work toward a full degree. And with our Tuition Guarantee, your affordable tuition rate won’t increase over time. Now is the time to get the career respect you deserve by increasing your market competitiveness.
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