The Computer Programming Certificate provides for the knowledge and understanding of modern computer programming. This eight course program offers practical knowledge of the fundamentals of computer programming logic and development, the methods of underlying principles of Object Oriented Programming, database fundamentals of data storage and retrieval, and program implementation in multiple high-level languages. Students completing this program will understand how to apply appropriate modern design and development methods to produce efficient and stable computer programs and systems.
Students must meet the university requirements for graduate certificate admission.
While there are no specific courses required for admission into this certificate program, there may be prerequisite courses based off of the Governors State University catalog in place at the time of admission.
In order to receive the Computer Programming Certificate, students must complete each required course with a grade of “B” or better to submit the application for award of certificate to their faculty advisor.