Certification Programs

The CIS Department offers two Certificate of Achievement programs.

Application Developer Certificate

Provides instruction and training in the highly marketable Information Technology (IT) area of Microsoft .NET application development. Application Developer certificate courses listed can be applied to an Associate in Applied Science within the Computer Information Systems program. The College is a member of Microsoft’s MSDN Academic Alliance program. This allows students to download the professional version of Visual Studio for free.

The Application Developer certificate consists of the following four courses:

  • CIS 111 SQL for Database Development
  • CIS 130 Visual Basic .NET Programming
  • CIS 132 Active Server Pages .NET Programming
  • CIS 232 Advanced Visual Basic .NET Database Programming

This certificate helps prepare students for careers in software development, web development, and database administration. These fields are consistently in the top 10 jobs in American based on the U.S. News and World Report Best Jobs in America report (source).

Job posting related to this certificate for on Indeed.com and Dice.com in the past 30 days include:

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit the following web page.

Web Development Certificate

The Web Development Certificate is designed to prepare graduates for an entry-level position as a Web Developer, Webmaster, Web Administrator, Web Programmer, Web Designer or Multimedia Developer. This certificate helps prepare students for careers in web development which is consistently in the top 10 jobs in American based on the U.S. News and World Report Best Jobs in America report (source).

The Web Development certificate consists of the following seven courses:

  • ART 107 Photoshop
  • ART 108 Introduction to Animation
  • CIS 122 Web/Internet Technologies
  • CIS 126 XHTML/HTML/CSS Web Programming
  • CIS 172 JavaScript Programming
  • CIS 222 Web Database Development With PHP
  • CIS 227 Web Authoring

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit the following web page.