Start your online programming language certificate
If there isn’t already an app for that, then someone needs to build it. With our Certificate in Scripted and Compiled Programming Languages it could be you. Gain a solid foundation in Python and Java to help you create programs for use in fields like data analysis, cybersecurity and application development.
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Education should hold practical value. That’s why our courses meet rigorous academic standards and provide you with skills and knowledge immediately applicable to your career.
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This course provides students with a basic understanding of programming development practices. Concepts covered include the application of algorithms and logic to the design and development of procedural and object oriented computer programs to address the problem solving requirements associated with business information systems. This course will cover procedural programming concepts, including data types, controls structures, functional decomposition, arrays, files, classes, and objects.
This course teaches the basics of an object-oriented scripting language capable of developing web apps, scripts, cross-platform apps, games, and pen-testing exercises.
Students reinforce foundational skills, and learn new topics such as modules, files, inheritance, recursion, plotting, and searching and sorting algorithms. Students apply programming skills and knowledge to basic forensic investigation, port scanning, and network analysis, needed in cybersecurity.
This course is a study in Java programming. It covers topics around Java programming, variables, expressions, using branches and loops, storing data in arrays and using methods.
This course is an advanced study in Java™ programming. It covers topics around advanced Java™ class design, object-oriented design principles, threads, concurrency, localization, and accessing database applications. These topics are closely aligned with the Oracle® Certified Professional Java™ SE examination.
This course covers fundamental database concepts including SQL, non-relational databases, distributed databases and database architectures. Students are provided an overview for how to manage, display, sort, group, retrieve, and organize data for the application or tool associated with the software development taking place within an organization
In this hands-on project course, students use Python or Java skills to develop an application for web or cloud.
General Education Courses
Requirements: 21 credits
You’ll need 21 credits to complete this Certificate in Scripted and Compiled Programming Languages. Your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits or credits earned through the University’s Prior Learning Assessment.
7 Core Courses
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Scripted and Compiled Programming Languages Certificate.
Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.
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When you earn your online Scripted and Compiled Programming Languages certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:
Use Python and Java to solve common challenges
Create applications for cybersecurity, information technology, data analysis, software development, application development, mobile development and web development
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