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The Junior Programmer certificate is to provide students with a quality education that motivates students to reach their full potential through up-to-date programming course content, and outstanding instruction.
The Junior Programmer Pathway Certificate is designed to prepare students with computer programming, general problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills necessary to obtain entry-level work, or continue towards their AAS in Computer Information Systems.
Students who successfully complete the Junior Programmer Pathway Certificate will:
- Demonstrate the skills necessary for entry-level jobs in computer programming
- Develop programming skills
Ready to get started?
It's easy and only requires TWO steps.
Fill out our request info form. This will alert us that you are interested in the CIS programs.
If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.
This Pathway Certificate is a short-term educational goal aimed towards specific areas in Computer Information Systems. This certificate will address the need for a logical pathway of success for students. A student will be able to earn the certification and then continue seamlessly on to the existing CIS program. Those who are already employed in the profession that want to upgrade their job skills in a specific area may also benefit from this certification. This certificate may lead to entry-level programmer jobs.
Completion of MTH 095 or placement test scores indicating MTH 105 or higher and WR 121 or higher is required.
It is strongly recommended that Computer Science (CS) and Computer Information Systems (CIS) students have access to a personally-owned, 64-bit Windows laptop with at least 16 GB of RAM, 1-2 TB hard disk, and other standard laptop accessories. You can purchase a full version of Microsoft Office in the UCC campus store at a very low, discounted student price.
Other CIS Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Computer Science: AS
- Cybersecurity: AAS - New!
- Computer Information Systems: AAS
- Computer Information Systems: One-Year Certificate
- Junior Database Administrator: Pathway Certificate
- Junior Web Developer: Pathway Certificate
- Cisco Networking Support Technician: Pathway Certificate
- Microsoft Networking Support: Pathway Certificate
- Server Administrator: Pathway Certificate
- Microsoft Office Technologist: Pathway Certificate
John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS