Programmers write code that instructs a computer to perform data-based tasks to support an organization. Programmers work at software companies, insurance and financial industries, in health care, or in manufacturing. Programmers with key skills are in big demand for jobs with lucrative pay. This program includes 7 key IT classes that cover the core knowledge of programming, and provides a pathway to earning the Associates Degree option in Programming.
- Estimated Length of Program: 1 year
- Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion in Programmer
Successful completion of the following required courses would prepare the student for employment as an entry-level programmer. The numerous programming languages give the student a wide variety of potential employment opportunities.
All entering CIT majors taking one or more CIT courses during the day will be required to purchase a Dell laptop that satisfies certain minimum specifications. The specifications will be provided students when they are accepted so they can determine whether they have a laptop that meets the requirements. In the event they don't, a link will be provided to the Dell website so that students can purchase a computer directly from the company. Dell will accept Master Card/Visa or will also try to arrange a payment plan.
Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, a Certificate of Completion in Programmer will be awarded.