Online Undergraduate Certificate in Programming Essentials
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100% Online Programming Essentials Certificate classes start August 30, 2021.
How long is the Computer Programming Essentials Certificate Program?
- 7 Courses
- 22 minimum credit hours
- Can be completed in as little as 10 months1 — or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
Job Opportunities in the Computer Programming Field
Graduates of our online Programming Essentials Certificate program may consider, but are not limited to, opportunities in positions such as:
A software coder helps write and develop applications using software coding languages.
- Programmer I
This role will code and test programming for software and mobile apps, as well as develop and deploy computer applications.
- Information Systems Technician
This role requires researching and installing new systems and networks, implementing technology and assisting the work of systems and business analysts, developers and support specialists.
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|CEIS101C||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
Information Systems and Programming
|CEIS150||Programming with Objects|
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
Computer Programming FAQs
How long does it take to get a computer programming certificate?
To earn a computer programming certificate at DeVry, you will complete 7 courses with a minimum of 22 credit hours. This includes classes like Introduction to Technology and Information Systems and Introduction to Operating Systems. Our certificate can be completed in as little as 10 months1 —or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
What can you do with a computer programming certificate?
By completing a computer programming certificate at DeVry, you will learn how to write code and implement software solutions using programming languages like Python.
Which is more valuable: A certificate in computer programming or computer applications?
It depends on your personal goals and the type of work you are interested in doing. Learning programming can help you modify existing applications or create new applications, while a certificate in computer applications trains you to use common applications like office productivity software. However, since applications also utilize programming within their systems to design and deploy them, a certificate in computer programming can help you pursue roles as an application user as well.
What jobs can you get with a certificate in computer programming?
Graduates of DeVry’s Programming Essentials Undergraduate Certificate program may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:
- Programmer 1
- Information Systems Technician
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1Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
2Transitional studies coursework may affect program length and cost.
3Data includes all partner tuition savings, institutional scholarships and grants for the period from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.
4The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
*The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. Additional coursework may be necessary to complete program requirements.