Graduate Certificate in Adv. Computer Prog.


To provide comprehensive experience in program development in several languages, including C/C++, assembly language, Java, ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, Unix Shell, and systems programming.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the certificate program requires a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.


18 credits (six courses) are to be taken from the following:

CSCI5505     Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI5555     Data Structures (or)
CSCI5565     Assembly Language
CSCI6617     Computer Game Programming
CSCI6723     Database Project with Visual Basic
CSCI6810     Java and the Internet
CSCI6844     Programming for the Internet
CSCI7645     Systems Programming
CSCI7781     Unix Shell Programming


Students must satisfy the prerequisites of the courses that they will take.

Academic Credits

Courses with number 6000 or higher completed through this certificate program can be credited toward the M.S. Computer Science program. Other courses may be substituted with prior approval of the Academic Advisor.