Programming Degree Programs

Find an accredited school near you with computer programming associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs. There are accelerated and hybrid-online programming course options available at some colleges.

Use the search application to connect with a school offering classroom or online programming degree courses.

Colleges with Programming Degree Programs

All listed schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance for students who qualify.

Schools with Other IT Programs

Some schools offer evening and weekend classroom schedule options.

What Does a Computer Programmer Do?

Many programmers work from their home offices. On large projects, it’s not uncommon to work with a substantial team. As a programmer you will:

  • Review the written program and confirm its requirements
  • Prepare the workflow
  • Use computer language such as C++, Java, Ruby on Rails, Python to move the workflow to the proper language
  • Update already written programs

How to Become a Programmer

To become a computer programmer, here’s what you’ll need to do:

  • Finish high school with a diploma or GED.
  • Look into a computer science or computer information systems degree.(most employers prefer to hire a programmer who has a bachelor’s degree)
  • Choose your area of specialization such as database development or web development.