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Career Outlook CIS Professional Certificate in Java Programming

Business Division
Certificate M0689

The Java programming certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in computer programming. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students with client, server, and database programming skills required by industry. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming applications Web-based applets configuring an Apache Tomcat servlet, implementing JavaServer Pages, JavaBeans, and NetBeans for reusable software components. Students will demonstrate the ability to design and implement a Java application that will contain the front end user interface and back end database. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for systems, mobile devices, device drivers and software engineering.

Required Courses

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      Computer Programmers

      SOC Career Code: 15-1251.00

      Create, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software and web developers or other individuals. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $82.99

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $99,467.63
      Annual Job Openings
      1,850

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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      Software Developers

      SOC Career Code: 15-1252.00

      Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $98.86

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $134,643.82
      Annual Job Openings
      25,438

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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      Web Developers

      SOC Career Code: 15-1254.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $72.94

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $77,901.04
      Annual Job Openings
      2,964

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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      SOC Career Code: 15-1255.00

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      Typical Hourly Salary
      $72.94

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $77,901.04
      Annual Job Openings
      2,964

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Web Administrators

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      SOC Career Code: 15-1299.01

      Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $87.68

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $101,157.21
      Annual Job Openings
      7,134

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

      Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

      SOC Career Code: 15-1299.08

      Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $87.68

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $101,157.21
      Annual Job Openings
      7,134

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • CIS Professional Certificate in Java Programming

    Business Division
    Certificate M0689

    The Java programming certificate is designed to prepare students for a career in computer programming. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that provides students with client, server, and database programming skills required by industry. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming applications Web-based applets configuring an Apache Tomcat servlet, implementing JavaServer Pages, JavaBeans, and NetBeans for reusable software components. Students will demonstrate the ability to design and implement a Java application that will contain the front end user interface and back end database. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include programming for systems, mobile devices, device drivers and software engineering.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CISP 10Principles of Object-Oriented Design2.5
    CISP 21Programming in Java3
    CISP 21LProgramming in Java Laboratory0.5
    CISP 24Advanced Java Programming3
    CISP 24LAdvanced Java Laboratory0.5
    Choose one from the following sequences:3.5
    CISD 11
    11L
    Database Management - Microsoft Access
    and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
    CISD 21
    21L
    Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server
    and Database Management - Microsoft SQL Server Laboratory
    CISD 31
    31L
    Database Management - Oracle
    and Database Management - Oracle Laboratory
    Total Units13

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Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu

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