Programming Technical Certificate
A computer program (application) is the steps that a computer takes to convert the raw data put into the computer (input) into usable information (output). Computer programmers are professionals who create the applications that process data.
The Computer Programming Technical Certificate program is designed to:
- Develop new programming skills
- Enhance existing skills
The skill development and enhancement takes approximately one year. The program focuses on:
- Programming languages
- Developing programs and applications
- Automating business processes
- Providing solutions to business application problems
Why is the Certificate Beneficial?
Computer programming is one of the fastest growing occupations in Florida and throughout the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks it in its top five list of fastest growing positions. A recent survey by the Information Technology Association of America estimated that 10% of the Information Technology jobs nationwide are unfilled. This means there is a high demand for professionals with these skills.
With the Computer Programming Technical certificate, you can greatly increase your skills and knowledge in one year. The certificate makes you stand out to potential employers seeking computer programmers and application developers.
This program's courses can also be used as credits towards an A.S. degree in Computer Programming and Analysis. This allows you to increase your skill level while earning a degree.
How do I earn the Certificate?
To earn the certificate, you must successfully complete the curriculum.
What Career Opportunities can I Explore with the Certificate?
The diversified training provided with this certificate can help prepare you for the following career opportunities:
- Computer Programmer
- Programmer Trainee
- Internet Developer
- Application Developer
For further information on career possibilities, or for assistance with job placement, please visit the Seminole State Career Resource Center.