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Computer Programming

​​​With the expansion of the digital age, jobs in computer programming have continued to grow even as the economy has struggled to recover from the recession. Recently ranked as one of the best jobs in the United States (U.S. News and World Report), computer programmers enjoy a flexible schedule. plenty of room for professional development and a dynamic career in a challenging and ever-evolving field. Orange Coast College's Computer Programming Certificate prepares students to work as entry-level programmers. and can be used to fulfill some of the requirements needed for transfer to a computer science program at a four-year university. 

Certificate of Achievement 

Computer Programming 

This certificate is designed to provide students with a comprehensive grounding in the theory and practice of modern computer programming. Based of the recommendations of the Association of Computing Machinery, the certificate exposes students to the most wide​ly used programming languages. All classes are taught by professionals who currently work in the industry, and are up to date on the latest changes and innovations in computer coding. ​​

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For complete requirements and course information please see our ca​​ta​log​.​​​​

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Contact Info​
Gabriela Ernsberger
Clark Computing Center E
(714) 432-0202 ext. 22559