A: Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.
Programming & Software Development
This two-year program prepares students to develop software and write computer programs. Students implement and write programs using multiple languages, primarily Java, and others including C#, Visual Basic and Java Script. They effectively use the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and software development methodologies to improve software projects. Students learn to analyze and test software, including Code Reviews, Peer Reviews, Software Quality Standards Assessments and Test Plans for group projects. Students gain skills required for the Oracle Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA) certification, among other certification opportunities.
- Start Date: August, October, January
- Days: Monday - Friday
- A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
- NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
- MPS 9:35 - 12:25
- P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
- NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- Evening Hours: N/A
- Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions.
- High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.
- Completion & Positive Placement Rate
- Potential Occupations
- Potential Wages
- Career Profile
- On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
- Positive Placement Rate: 80%
Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.
A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.
A: No, you do not have to have a high school diploma to apply. However, not having a diploma may affect your ability to apply for financial aid.
A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.
A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term computer & IT classes or programs!
A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!
A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.
A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.
A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.
A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor.
A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.
A: No, MNTC is not a degree-granting institution. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a technical diploma and be able to sit for additional certifications.
A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.