With our Computer Programming Specialist Certificate, you can choose to learn a specific programming language that allows you to create dynamic web content.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Computer Programmers

Salary Data

Projected employment for Florida

2021 Employment

8,580

2031

9,110

Percent Change

6

Projected Job Openings

630

Skills you learn in SPC's COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SPECIALIST Certificate

  • SQL Database Design and Programming

AND

  • Java
  • JavaScript

OR

  • C++ for Business
  • JavaScript

OR

  • C#
  • APS.NET with C#

Computer Programming Specialist Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

CPS-CT
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2020 (580)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2020 (580), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program.

This certificate is designed to develop student proficiency in programming and to introduce the student to the variety of skills necessary to create dynamic Web content and transaction-based Web systems. On completion of the certificate, the student will be expected to enter the job market as an entry-level programmer. Also, on completion of the Java courses the student will be prepared for the Oracle Java Associate industry certification.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.

SUBPLAN Select ONE subplan below
SUBPLAN CORE COURSES C++ Subplan (CPLUS) (Complete 9 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSES C# Subplan (CSHARP) (Complete 9 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSES Java Subplan (JAVA) (Complete 9 credits)

1 This course has replaced CGS 2402; effective Spring 2019 (0555).

Total Credits:
18
Academic Pathways The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term,
VIEW THE RECOMMENDED ACADEMIC PATHWAY

If you have already started the program,
VIEW THE ARCHIVED ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Program Leadership Information
Jimmy  Chang
Acting Dean
chang.jimmy@spcollege.edu
727.341.4305
John Long
Academic Chair
long.john@spcollege.edu
727.341.4620

Florida CIP Code

0511020103: ()

Federal CIP Code

11.0201: Computer Programming/Programmer, General.

Java certification logoJava certification

Java courses in our Computer Programming Specialist Certificate can prepare you for industry certification.

COMPLETE YOUR PROGRAMMING EDUCATION at SPC

SPC's Computer Programming Specialist Certificate is part of and transfers to our Computer Programming and Analysis Associate in Science Degree. The A.S. degree transfers to SPC's Technology Development and Management B.A.S. Degree.

Short-term technology training

SPC also offers technology short-term training and continuing education through our Workforce Institute.

Computer Programmer Certificate