Certificate Programs in Computer Science

Most certificate programs are designed to assist individuals in furthering their professional career, whether it advances them in their current job, or helps them gain new employment. These programs may also be considered a stepping stone into higher education for a bachelor's or master's degree. The length of study varies depending on the field and institution, but most complete their certificate… Read more

Most certificate programs are designed to assist individuals in furthering their professional career, whether it advances them in their current job, or helps them gain new employment. These programs may also be considered a stepping stone into higher education for a bachelor's or master's degree. The length of study varies depending on the field and institution, but most complete their certificate requirements in one year or less.

What is a Certificate in Computer Science? This program focuses on developing the technical skills and knowledge required to work in the computer software and information technology industry. Individuals can learn about software installation, computer programming, databases, network security and installation, and general computer support. Many courses might place emphasis on web and software development, and how systems are designed and configured.

Upon completion of this certificate, graduates can use it to improve their chances for career advancement or employment in an information technology related field or fields where skills in computer science are utilized. Students can also use this program toward earning a bachelor's degree or to prepare for graduate studies. They can also benefit from learning general computer science skills, including database connectivity and development of mobile applications and website development.

Tuition fees for the certificate will vary depending on the institution, field of study and country the school is located in. Students who are interested should contact the office of admissions directly to find out if the program matches your specific needs and budget.

With the evolution of the internet and technology, the demand for those educated in information technology and computer science is higher than ever before. Graduates of the program can find successful careers as a mobility architect, app developer, web programmer, information technologist, mobile designer and usability expert.

Many institutions offer courses part-time, full-time and online with distance learning modules for more schedule flexibility. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Tufts University - School of Engineering
Medford, USA

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English
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Lorain County Community College
Elyria, USA

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North Iowa Area Community College
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University of Bradford
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Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham, United Kingdom

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University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
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Geneva Information Technology Institute
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Polk State College
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ITECOM Art Design Paris
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ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
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