Enterprise State Community College’s computer programming associate’s degree and short-term certificate programs provide students with the skills to design, develop, test, and document programs using several programming languages. With these skills, students can launch successful careers in computer programming, a traditionally strong information technology career.
ESCC offers a short-term certificate and two degree programs for students interested in computer programming. The short-term certificate can be completed in two semesters, while the associate’s degree programs can be wrapped up within two years.
Coursework in the program provides students with logical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills relevant to computer programming. Students also gain practical experience using industry standard programming languages such as C#, Java, Ruby-on-Rails and up-and-coming languages such as Google Go and Swift. They also use IDEs commonly found in the workplace such as MS Visual Studio, Eclipse and Java Netbeans.
In addition to computer programming courses, students in this program also complete several courses in ESCC’s computer systems technology program, giving them valuable training in related IT disciplines.
Graduates of ESCC’s computer programming degree and short-term certificate programs are qualified to work as computer operators, entry-level programmers and web app and web developers. Web development is a hot field – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, available jobs in the field will grow by 27 percent by 2024. The top earners in web development can earn salaries exceeding $100,000 per year.
ESCC’s computer programming courses can put you on the right track to a successful and remunerative career in programming and related careers. Inquire today to find out more about this challenging and rewarding course of study.