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What will I learn?

Solve business-related problems. Learn how to use industry-standard development tools to develop software solutions that work in the real world.

In just 31 credit hours you’ll build the skills you need to succeed and earn a Computer Information Systems–Software Developer Certificate.

Train in a virtual work environment and collaborate with your peers in fully equipped labs.  The skills and knowledge you’ll develop will prepare you for a career that’s in high demand.

Learn how to:

  • Analyze problems and formulate software-based solutions
  • Create specifications and the architecture
  • Run tests
  • Document the design
  • Launch a training program so people can use it
  • Maintain the program

Why JCCC?

Learn from JCCC faculty who are active practitioners in the field. Their experience and innovative solutions are shared in the classroom. These real-world scenarios are the most relevant practices and current techniques.

Employers recruit directly from JCCC because they know they will find students with the talent and skills they need. An active job board and opportunities for job shadowing and internships are updated regularly.

You’ll get these top resources for minimum cost. Choose from online and evening classes designed for flexibility. You can attend full or part time. Pick the class times and formats that best fit your busy schedule.

Our Computer Information Systems, Computer Science and Data Analytics Advisory Board provides expert advice on a variety of issues to ensure that students earning degrees or certificates from JCCC are prepared to enter the workforce and become immediately productive.

Ready to take the next step? Apply now

Depending on your interests and needs, you could be a game developer, analyze data for science, program your own light in the fridge or build back-end systems for huge financial institutions.

As a developer you usually have a choice to work on contract, be a freelancer or just create your own startup. The icing on the cake is, of course, the earnings potential. Most experienced developers are generously rewarded for their work.

With a software development certificate, you can find work as a:

  • Back-end software development instructor
  • Mobile app reverse engineer
  • Drupal software developer
  • Computer hardware engineer
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer support specialist
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator

Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

Money matters. JCCC is working hard to make tuition affordable for you.

Here’s what we offer:

Supplies and textbook costs vary depending on your classes.