Professional Certificate in Software Development
10 West 35th Street Chicago, IL 60616
The Professional Certificate in Software Development is awarded to those participants who have completed both a track (depending on their current skill level) of two Java programming courses in addition to at least one of the five elective course listed below. Those interested in pursuing this award must complete these three certificate courses. Most often these programs can be successfully completed in one year or less.
Participants who wish to pursue this Professional Certificate would be best served by receiving guidance from a program manager of Information Technology Courses. Some courses may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing the program manager to assist in planning the sequence of courses would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience as participants reach their goals.
This program is designed for students seeking to enhance their skills as a software developer. Depending on the student's experience with Java and object-oriented design, they may begin on one of two tracks with either an introductory or intermediate level programming course. Courses are sixteen weeks long over the fall and spring semesters, and are eight weeks long if taken over the summer.