Through the University of Central Missouri's Object-oriented Software Development certificate program, students with no prior technology background will learn skills needed to enter this rapidly growing industry. The course teaches students how to code in one language (Java) but also teaches the principles behind programming languages and software development so students have the skills to quickly learn new frameworks and languages at future jobs. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates approximately 1,457 new jobs will be created in this field over the next five years with average annual salaries at $99,800. Through this program, students earn a certificate of completion and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.
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|300 including classroom training and homework||18 years or older; high school diploma or GED; strong computer user skills; some prior programming experience preferred.|
This program teaches students how enterprise technology teams are structured and highlights the role of a software developer. To further empower students, participants will use technology tools, software, tips and tricks that most organizations use today.