JAVA Programmer (Entry-Level)

About this Major

Learn how to master the popular JAVA programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. As one of the most widely used programming languages, graduates are sure to find plenty of job opportunities by specializing in this area.

Mobile application development is also instructed in this major. Students also learn how to pay attention to detail and develop an aptitude for abstract reasoning and problem-solving. Strong time management skills are also essential for any programmer.

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

Microsoft Technology Associate Software Development Fundamentals (Visual Basic)

At A Glance

Open To

High school juniors and seniors, adult students

Campus

Rockwell

Total Hours Required

660

Length

  • Full-time: 6 months of instruction
  • Part-time: 12 months of instruction
  • Program length may vary based on progress rate and/or summer school attendance

Times

Daytime classes, two sessions: Monday — Friday

  • 8 a.m. to 10:55 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
  • High school students and part-time adults enroll in either the AM or PM session

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Technology 120 hours
  • JAVA Programming I 120 hours
  • JAVA Programming II 120 hours
  • Visual Basic Programming 180 hours
  • Mobile Application Development 120 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for High School Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Technology Associate Software Development Fundamentals (Visual Basic)

Tuition & Fees

  • N/A

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • One certification paid by Francis Tuttle
  • Additional, optional certifications are available at student expense

Total Estimated Costs for High School Students

No cost

Costs for In-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Technology Associate Software Development Fundamentals (Visual Basic)

Tuition & Fees

  • $1,452
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • One certification paid by Francis Tuttle
  • Additional, optional certifications are available at student expense

Total Estimated Costs for In-State Adult Students

$1,467

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Portland Campus program is NOT eligible for financial aid.

Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Technology Associate Software Development Fundamentals (Visual Basic)

Tuition & Fees

  • $2,904
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • One certification paid by Francis Tuttle
  • Additional, optional certifications are available at student expense

Total Estimated Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

$2,919

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Portland Campus program is NOT eligible for financial aid.

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

Starting is $20 - $28; Programmers, $35

per hour

Pass Rate

94%

passing

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Available in organizations that rely on computers and information technology to conduct business.

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