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Certificate in Computer Software

Do you want to advance your career in an IT-related field, earn credits toward a degree, prepare for a MS in Computer Science if you have a bachelor’s degree in another field, enhance your computer skills, or take your first steps towards becoming a software developer?

UVM’s Certificate in Computer Software allows you to enroll in courses that suit your interests and experience, plus offers a highly flexible curriculum. All courses in this program receive UVM credit, and you can apply them toward a UVM degree. The flexible nature of this certificate allows you to enroll in a variety of courses, available online and on campus.

The Certificate in Computer Software is a 15-credit academic certificate. Students choose from pre-set tracks, or a self-designed track.

You can complete more than one track, and courses may overlap between tracks.

You can select a course of study from one of the following tracks:

  • Web Development Track
  • Cybersecurity Track
  • Software Development Track
  • Computer Science Master’s Preparation Track
  • Self-Designed Track

Students Use This Certificate To:

  • Improve or advance their career in an IT-related field
  • Enhance their computer science skills and become a more valuable employee
  • Receive certification prior to entering or while working toward a degree in Computer Science
  • Prepare for graduate studies in Computer Science

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