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Information Technology: Computer Programming

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Information Technology: Computer Programming curriculum prepares graduates for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in computer concepts, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking and data management.

You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to design, process, implement, and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, system administration, software development, computer security, business intelligence and healthcare informatics.

Computer Programming Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions in businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies as programmers, programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, computer operators, system technicians or database specialist.

The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Degree and Certificate Options

  • Information Technology: Computer Programming – Associate in Applied Science A25590CP
  • Computer Programming Apprentice Certificate C25590CP

Dual-enrollment opportunities are available.

This program includes a Work-Based Learning option. A successful work learning experience is helpful in seeking employment.


Please contact your local COA Office of Admissions for more program information.