Gain Computer programming proficiency
You know computers. You’ve heard of C++ and Python. You may even have some experience coding in these languages—and now you want expertise. With a certificate in programming, you make it happen.
Master object-oriented technologies, macros in Microsoft Access and database design in just three semesters. Some courses in your program include Introduction to SQL and Comprehensive Database.
What can you do with a Certificate in Programming?
With this certificate, you can enhance your programming skills. Work with analysts and engineers who design the software that you code. Opportunities in the field are extensive.
Your course work qualifies you to take industry exams: C++ Certified Associate Programmer (CPA) and C++ Certified Professional Programmer (CPP). Prepare yourself for careers where designing, implementing and debugging Python and C++ programs skills come in handy.
Depending on your current education and experience, your role could be:
- Application programmer
- Software developer
- Junior software developer
Stackable CredentialsEarn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
WIOA ProgramEligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)-awarded vouchers.
Financial Aid/Scholarships AvailableBased on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
Career CertificateEarn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
Program Length: 1.5 YearsFull-time students can complete in 1.5 years.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.
- Credit for prior learning available
- Dual credit options available
- Global citizenship
- Online/Virtual options available
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CLC 120 2 CIT 112 3
Course Code CLC 120 Course Title Credits 2 Course Highlights
Course Code CIT 112 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CIT 113 3 CIT 141 4
Course Code CIT 113 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code CIT 141 Course Title Credits 4 Course Highlights
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CIT 142 4 CIT 241 3
Course Code CIT 142 Course Title Credits 4 Course Highlights
Course Code CIT 241 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Total Credit Hours19
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