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Computers: Programming Certificate


Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Certificate


Completed Online: Both
Completed in the Evenings: Day, Evening, Online
Pathway: Career Path
Career Cluster: Business and Computers
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus



About the Program

In as little as two semesters you could be on your way to working as a computer programmer by completing the Computers: Programming Certificate program of study at Iowa Western.

Students in this program get hands-on experience in multiple computer environments while learning programming languages and World Wide Web technologies. Coursework is limited to the essential hands-on courses you will need to be a successful programmer.

Career Information

The Computers: Programming Certificate program of study is designed to place students into the workforce after completion of the two-semester certificate. The certificate program prepares students for entry-level careers as computer programmers. Graduates of this program who wish to earn an advanced degree and prepare for higher level jobs should continue on to complete the Computers: Application and Web Programming program of study.

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrate use of analytical and problem solving skills for application programs.
  • Demonstrate use of analytical and problem solving skills for web development.
  • Design, create and maintain a relational database system.
  • Create and develop interactive web pages.
  • Effectively interact with users to determine requirements.
  • Construct applications with database connectivity for various platforms.

SALARY INFORMATION
Average: $34.63
Entry Level: $24.66
Experienced: $46.04

* Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database.