Programming Programs

Find accredited computer programming certification training classes, associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs near you. Accelerated and hybrid programming course options are available at some colleges.

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

Colleges with Technology Programs

This is a sample of schools, there are more available. Use the program search application to find your local options.

Schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.

“What do computer programmers do?

It can be lonely in the world of computer programming. Many in the profession work from their home offices, which can actually be a couch or bed. On large projects, it’s not uncommon to work with a bunch of programmers, all speaking in code. 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
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“How can I become a computer programmer?

You live for computers and math. You’re known in your circles as the coding ninja. You have a way with computer languages. And you want to work as a computer programmer. Here’s what you’ll need to do:

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