Associate in Science Degree (AS)

Certificate of Achievement (COA)

The programming certificate provides the basic proficiencies required of computer programmers for entry-level software technician positions or further study in Computer Science.

Career Opportunities
Although programmer and programmer-analyst opportunities will decrease by approximately 3% by 2018, other programming-related positions will increase. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2008-2018) figures, demand for software designers, systems analysts, database
administrators and software testers will grow 34% annually and will continue to exceed the number of available and trained workers.

IT Career Path: Becoming a Programmer in 5 Steps

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