Computer Programming Certificate
This program is designed to enable working professionals to develop their programming skills or make a career change. Recipients of this certificate will develop the critical thinking skills integral to computer programming, including problem analysis, solutions design, and program testing in various up-to-date programming languages.
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Message from the Curriculum Chair
The certificate is designed primarily for professionals working in a related field who wish to become programmers or update their skills. It will provide the student with all the fundamentals, as well as advanced levels, of computer programming. Students will use several industry standard programming languages and development tools that prepare them for today’s technology demands. Prior programming experience is not required.
Information about the chair
Contact InformationPhone: 914-606-6274
Office location: Tech Building / Rm #157D
Department/Division: Computer Science/Mathematics, Science and Engineering
- A.S., Computer Science, Westchester Community College
- B.S., Computer Science, SUNY Binghamton
- M.S., Computer Science, SUNY New Paltz
- Intro Computing Concepts
- Computer Programming I/II
- Data Structures
- Web Programming
- Linux Operating System
Program Learning Outcome
About Westchester Community College
Nearly 33% of Westchester Community College students receive some form of financial aid. Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. In addition, the Westchester Community College Foundation offers $1.6 million in scholarships annually.
The Westchester Community College Athletic Department sponsors thirteen different intercollegiate athletic teams in various sports. The roster of sports offered includes Men’s Baseball, Women's Softball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Bowling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, Men’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball. Visit the Vikings Athletics website for schedules, reports, and more.
We’re accessible: Public transit-friendly main campus and extension locations. Online classes for wherever you are. Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Center for the Digital Arts) and White Plains (Center for the Arts).
Enter the workforce
This certificate program will prepare you to directly enter the workforce. If you choose to continue your studies, you may be able to transfer some or all of your credits to a degree program at Westchester Community College or another institution.
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Steven Miller
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