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Take the first step toward a degree in computer information systems and technology - this data-driven career may be right for you!

What will I learn in JCCC's Programming courses?

By taking Programming courses at JCCC, you will sharpen the skills you need to find an entry-level position in this high-demand field. In four semesters, you will develop the mastery needed for entry-level software development and related positions, including:

  • The fundamentals of UNIX scripting and utilities
  • Database management
  • How to write programming algorithms using general-purpose C++, multi-purpose C# and JavaScript
  • How to code, test and debug a series of commands that gradually become a working program

JCCC's Programming program offers you two paths to choose from:

Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Systems

Become a problem-solver by working with databases, programmers, and developers to focus on the technical subjects and management of IT and administrative networks.

Associate of Science with an emphasis in Information Systems Technology

Learn how to administer and manage local and wide area networks with an emphasis in creating and maintaining databases. Programming courses at JCCC will help you will learn basic networking and programming. These credit hours will transfer seamlessly to the University of Kansas Edwards Campus, where in just two additional years you can earn a bachelor’s degree in information technology.

Why JCCC for Programming?

JCCC faculty bring real-world scenarios to the classroom for you to learn the most relevant and current practices and techniques. You will learn with sophisticated tools, from expert business partners and through hands-on building. Hone your skills to find your specialties, like wireless applications, multimedia technology or cybersecurity. 

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Employment opportunities for programmer analysts and related positions continue to be strong and growing. Key areas for potential careers include:

  • Object-oriented programmers
  • Database management
  • Client-server applications
  • Security and mobile development
  • Software developers, applications
  • Software developers, systems software

Download the Computer Information Systems Program Outlook (PDF) for employment projections and salary information.

The cost of going to college can be stressful for many students. JCCC is always working to make tuition more affordable, especially since the financial burden of higher education can impact your ability to succeed academically.

At JCCC, we offer:

There may be additional fees for textbooks and supplies. The cost of these items will vary depending on which Programming courses at JCCC you enroll in.

Resources at JCCC

There are several tools and resources available to students here at JCCC. We offer smaller class sizes, professional tutoring services, and personalized learning for all students, ensuring your time at our college is educational and fulfilling.

Visit our Financial Aid office to discuss scholarships and loans options, with one of our financial aid counselors. These types of aid can help lower tuition and other costs each semester you attend JCCC.

Career Development Center and Academic Counseling services are available to all students who are unsure of their career plans even post-graduation. JCCC is committed to helping you find the right career path you are passionate about. 

If you are thinking about transferring to a four-year school JCCC makes the process easy for all students who want to continue their education elsewhere.