Computer Programming and Analysis

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Computer Programming and Analysis Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career within the information technology industry.
Students in this program develop skills in computer programming and analysis, while enjoying hands-on training in the foundations of computer technology and software development. Elective courses allow students to enhance their skill sets with advanced programming and Web development. All classes are taught in state-of-the-art computer labs with the most popular software and hardware, and the curriculum includes an internship program that places students directly into IT departments where they can put their new knowledge into practice and gain real world experience.


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PROGRAM DETAILS

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other programs details in the official college catalog.

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Related Certificates

Related Certificates

Valencia’s certificate programs can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Computer Programming (33 credits)

  • Computer Programming Specialization
  • Web Development Specialization

Computer Programming Specialist (18 credits)

  • Computer Programming Specialization
  • Web Development Specialization

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Did you know that you may already be eligible to receive college credit toward this program? Check out these opportunities:

  • Industry Certifications – Receive college credit for approved Industry Certifications
  • Tech Center Programs – Receive college credit for completing an approved OCPS or TECO Tech Center program



Program Length

 60 credits

  Full-time – 2 to 3 years

  Part-time – 3 to 4 years



CAREER OUTLOOK

Learn How To

Learn How To
  • Design, implement and test computer applications developed with the latest programming languages and Web technologies
  • Develop applications for both client and server-side Windows and Web applications
  • Use current modeling techniques to analyze business problems that require an IT solution
  • Work on a team to provide technical solutions to customer problems and needs

Job Outlook

Job Outlook

Computer programmers and web developers are employed in industries that write and sell software, as well as a broad spectrum of companies that create software for their own internal needs. Job growth will continue to be driven by the ongoing expansion of the computer systems design industry, which is projected to remain one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. economy.

Potential Careers

Potential Careers
  • Computer Programmer
  • Systems and Applications Programmer
  • Programmer and Systems Analyst
  • Software Tester
  • Web Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • Webmaster


Gainful Employment

This program is designed to lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit Valencia’s Gainful Employment website.



AVERAGE SALARY RANGE
$35,000 – $40,000


Average Placement Rate
Valencia’s AS degree programs have a 97% average placement rate.


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For general enrollment questions, assistance is available on a walk-in basis at the Answer Center or contact Enrollment Services.
407-582-1507
 enroll@valenciacollege.edu

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