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Graduate Certificate in Computer Programming

Format: In person on the Statesboro campus and Armstrong Campus in Savannah, Fully Online
Credit Hours: 10

Take the next step towards your goal of a career in computer science. Discover the Graduate Certificate in Computer Programming at Georgia Southern University, your gateway to leveling up in the tech world. Designed to equip you with the fundamentals of computer programming, algorithms, data structures, and data analysis, using the latest tools and techniques. Students with any bachelor’s degree, even those from non-computing backgrounds can benefit from completing this graduate certificate and gain employment as computer programmers.

The graduate certificate consists of 10 credit hours delivered through three graduate-level courses.

  • CSCI 6101: Object-Oriented Programming Using Java – Explore the fundamentals of writing code using the most popular software language.
  • CSCI 6102: Data Analytics Using Python – Dive into the world of data analytics and learn the tools and skills needed to manage a data-driven world.
  • CSCI 6103: Art of Program Design – Take your skills to the next level as you learn the algorithms, data structures and techniques needed to efficiently create and manage real world software.  

Provisionally Accepted to MS Computer Science?

Fulfill your provisional acceptance requirements by earning a Graduate Certificate in Computer Programming in conjunction with your Master’s in Computer Science.

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What Can I Do with a Computer Programming Certificate

Completing a Certificate in Computer Programming opens up a multitude of career opportunities at the intersection of computer science and data-driven decision-making. With a foundation in object-oriented programming using Java and essential skills in data analytics using Python you can pursue roles such as:

  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Front-End Developer
  • Back-End Developer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • and many more…

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Last updated: 12/24/2023