Explore Academic Programs - Programming and Software Development

Computer users often have special requirements not met by standard software. For these unique uses, specialized software must be created by programmers who use a variety of computer languages to design specialized software and apps.

Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Computer Programmer 

Potential Earnings:  $39.54 hourly (2017) $82,240 annually 

Market Growth Rate: -2%

Software Developer, Applications

Potential Earnings: $48.94 hourly (2017) $101,790 annually

Market Growth Rate: 15% or higher

Software Developer, Systems Software

Potential Earnings: $51.73 hourly (2017) $107,600 annually

Market Growth Rate: 10-14% 

Web Developer

Potential Earnings: $32.69 hourly (2017)  $67,990 annually

Market Growth Rate:  15% or higher

* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required

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Degrees and Certificates

We offer a variety of certificates to provide quick employability with the option to continue toward an associate degree. 

Degrees & Certificates Delivery Mode

Associate of Science

Computer Science

60 credit hours, two years full time

Certificate of Completion

Web Technologies

22 credit hours, two semesters full time

Contact the Department

Office: 254-526-1164

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 Computer Information Technology and Systems