Computer Programming Certificate Curriculum

Penn Foster’s online Computer Programming Certificate can help you gain the knowledge and skills relevant to a career in the computer programming field. This includes simple and complex database solutions, programming in Java,™ and creating web pages.

Computer Programming Languages

Certificate 9 months As low as $50/mo
1-800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Computer Programming Certificate Curriculum

  • 4 courses
  • 40.5 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 19 submitted projects
  • 2 exams

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 9 months
  • Average time = 11 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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