Find accredited online computer programming certificate and degree programs at local trade schools and technical colleges. Accelerated and hybrid (classroom and online mix) class options are available at some schools. Use the search application to find a college.
“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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Colleges with Programming Courses
This is a sample of schools, there are more available. Use the program search application to find your local options.
- Southern Tech
- New England Institute of Technology
- Rockford Career College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Spencerian College
Schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
“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.