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Certificate in Programming

Peirce College



The Certificate in Programming from Pierce College provides an in-depth study of computer programming software and techniques. These programming languages include HTML, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), C++, Java, and JavaScript. Students will also complete the first three classes of the .NET Technology program which includes building the case for an information systems project, creating a functional specification document, designing and programming graphical user interfaces, flow charting, and pseudo-coding.

Students may enter this program without having previously earned an associate or bachelor's degree. Students may apply credits earned to the Associate in Science degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Programming and Application Development.

Accelerated Online Education
Pierce College online programming classes begin every month in an accelerated, seven-week format. Attend school part-time and complete a certificate program in as little as 6 months.

The most flexible degree you can find
With Pierce College's Certificate in Programming, you have the option of earning your certificate online, at the Philadelphia campus, at a company or community location, or any combination of the three!

Online and campus classes at Pierce College are the same price, $425 per credit (most classes are 3 credits), and $100 technology fee per course. There is a $50 application fee, and a $75 graduation fee.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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