Programming: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Programming: Certificate

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Prepare for the future today, and become an expert in computer programming and development.

Program Description

The Programming Certificate program is designed for new and experienced computer programmers. So, no matter your level of experience, TCL will give you the high-tech skills you need for a rewarding career.

Technical College of the Lowcountry’s  21-credit-hour programming certificate can be completed in as little as two semesters, or you can complete classes as your schedule allows. Evening, online and in-person classes give you the flexibility you need.

Courses include Visual Basic, C++, and JAVA programming. Languages used in Internet programming and scripting are also covered including HTML, VRML, and more.

Accreditation & Accolades

Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts

Quick Fact 1
This 21-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as two semesters.
Quick Fact 2
Learn Visual Basic, C++, and JAVA.
Quick Fact 3
Advanced courses are offered in both C++ and Visual Basic.

What People Are Saying

“Knowing computer programming sets you up for a wide variety of computer occupations.”

Karen Smith Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 21 credits x $170 per credit = $3,570.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Possess strong communication skills.
• Already have a working knowledge of computers.
• Want to work from anywhere.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about the Programming Certificate.

Program Dean

Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies


Karen Smith

Computer Technology Instructor/Business Technologies

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