• Career Pathways:

    • Computer User
    • Support Specialist

    Industry Certifications:

    • Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)
    • OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification

    Program Entrance Recommendations:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Algebra I or Geometry
    • Problem-solving / troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Hand-eye coordination
  • Information Technology-Programming

    15 months, 1652 hours

  • IT Programming is a series of methods of collecting, compiling, and analyzing large quantities of data to satisfy our society’s ever-increasing need for information. With increasing frequency it is apparent that an understanding of IT is a necessary part of general education for students who live and work in our technological society.

    The curriculum is designed to provide instruction that prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to support problem solving and the design and development of software applications. Students acquire the skills to analyze, design, implement, test and document an application solution. The students utilize a state-of-the-art network computer system and its associated peripheral equipment to work on live problems, utilizing business software and object-oriented integrated development environments. Concepts delivered provide the basis of understanding in the area of computer programming and are applicable to business applications, mobile applications, and video gaming. The course provides instruction in Visual Basic.NET, C++, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Database Administration/Programming, Android Mobile Application Development, and Microsoft Office Suite. Students also receive instruction in office procedures and customer service communications, business law and ethics, and basic computer maintenance and troubleshooting.

    Graduates of this program are well prepared for entry level employment in support of an IT department and/or IT clients. Job title certificates can be earned for computer programmer, computer user support specialist, and web developer. Additional education can lead to more advanced opportunities in programming and systems analysis.

     *The cost of certification testing is not included in the tuition.