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Major: Computer Programming


Introduction

Computer programming programs teach students to write and design computer software.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Computer Programming, Other
  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications
  • Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 109 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 5 graduates

Associates degree, 103 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 9 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka Technical College Anoka
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Canby Canby
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Granite Falls Granite Falls
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Jackson Jackson
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Online Worthington
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Pipestone
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
North Hennepin Community College - Online Brooklyn Park
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Saint Paul College St. Paul
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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