Degrees and Certificates
Why Choose This Program
A degree in Computer Programming from SCTCC gives graduates flexibility to work almost anywhere. Our students gain a variety of skills needed to succeed in the workforce by utilizing various tools such as desktop computers and mobile devices. SCTCC graduates know how to set program requirements and test and debug to ensure data security, along with other essential skills needed in the workforce.
Our students learn programming for embedded applications, mobile, web, and databases. We give students the opportunities to design and write programs for e-commerce, business applications, and network and mobile environments so they are prepared for real-world applications after graduation.
To ensure every student can finish their coursework, all SCTCC students in the Computer Programming program are required to purchase a computer.
This program is offered 100% online.
Placement rate from self-reported data of employment in field of study up to one year post graduation.
Wage data is from Minnesota Dept. of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
From Degree to Career
When you choose the Computer Programming program at SCTCC, you’ll gain skills that will directly transfer to the workplace. There are several employers in the St. Cloud area that are ready to hire programmers, including CentraCare, GeoComm, Stearns County and more.
At SCTCC, we ensure every student with a Computer Programming degree knows the necessary skills required for the workforce. Our graduates have skills in mobile and network programming, web service development and deployment, and debugging and troubleshooting computer programs.
We teach Computer Programming majors website development and deployment to external servers using HTML and PHP techniques, agile program development methodologies, and how to maintain software releases and documentation with version control.
After graduation, students will understand database administration, modeling, reporting, and analysis using SQL Server and MySQL, including external database connectivity and development.
- Mobile programming
- Network programming
- Web service development and deployment
- Programmatically secure data with cryptographic algorithms, signatures, etc.
- Debugging and troubleshooting computer programs
- Database administration, modeling, reporting and analysis using SQL Server and MySQL, including external database connectivity and development
- Web site development and deployment to external servers using HTML and PHP
- Agile program development methodologies
- Maintaining software releases and documentation with version control
SCTCC students have various opportunities for careers after graduation. Our students have gone on to work with leading software companies by utilizing the skills taught at SCTCC.
Our graduates work with application, mobile, web, or database development and programming.
A day in the life of a SCTCC Computer Programming graduate consists of working with well-known companies like Marco. They utilize skills taught within SCTCC courses, such as website development and deployment, mobile and network programming, and maintaining software releases and documentation with version control.
- Application development
- Mobile development
- Web development
- Database development and programming
Our graduates are equipped with the skills to excel in their future careers. A Computer Programming degree with SCTCC opens your options up to various well-known companies such as GeoComm, CentraCare, and Marco. Students have also gone on to work with other companies such as:
- Blattner Energy
- Grand Casino
- Nahan Printing
- Stearns County
- West Metro Buick
- Wolters Kluwer
SCTCC has an articulation agreement with St. Cloud State University for a 2+2.5 program. Start at SCTCC to learn the foundational knowledge needed to finish your degree at SCSU with a bachelor's degree in Information Systems.
Ready to Take the Next Step?
Are you ready to learn more about the Computer Programming program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for an info session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.
Connect with the SCTCC Admissions team:
- Call us at 320-308-5089
- Email us at email@example.com
- On campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Current Computer Programming students - this is your place for information.
Students in the Computer Programming program have the opportunity to join various clubs and organizations such as:
- Computer Programming Club
- Entertainment Technology Club
- Partnership with the Networking Program Club and Robotics Club SCTCC Student Clubs