Computer Programming and Analysis A.S. Degree
At a Glance
This A.S. degree teaches you how to:
- Analyze a system
- Create programs and business solutions that automate manual systems or improve computerized systems
Computer programming and system analysis are two of the fastest-growing occupations in Florida, the United States, and the world. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks each in its top five list of fastest-growing positions. A recent survey by the Information Technology Association of America estimates 10 percent of the information technology (IT) jobs nationwide are unfilled.
Computer programmers and analysts are in high-demand. Professionals who can identify and create solutions for computer and network problems are vital to creating, maintaining, and upgrading successful computer and network systems. Programmers that can create and implement the solutions quickly and efficiently are equally important.
There are three specialization tracks in the A.S. degree in Computer Programming and Analysis:
- Modeling and Simulation
This track prepares graduates for programming jobs in modeling, simulation and video game development. Learn more about the Modeling and Simulation specialization track.
This track prepares graduates for programming jobs in a wide variety of industries and allows students to take courses in several different programming languages.
- Web Development
This track prepares graduates for programming jobs developing and programming websites and other web-based applications such as eCommerce.
Explore Career Opportunities
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