• Computer Information Systems-Programming

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
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    The Computer Information Systems - Programming program teaches students highly desirable skills that translate into job security in the Information Age. Students interested in coding, computers and technology learn the fundamentals of computer programming and troubleshooting. Students are given the tools to succeed in post-secondary education and have the opportunity for entry-level positions in information technology, programming and development.

    Sample Career Skills

    Beginner:

    • Be introduced to the foundations of computer science
    • Learn programming structures and concepts

    Intermediate:

    • Develop coding skills
    • Utilize problem solving to help debug coding issues

    Advanced:

    • Gain experience developing code through real-world practice
    • Utilize advanced skills to successfully analyze and debug issues that arise in the course of code creation and maintenance
  • Certifications 

    CompTIA's A+
     
    CompTIA's Cloud Essentials
     
    CompTIA's CTT+
     
    CompTIA's CYSA
     
    CompTIA's IT Fundamentals
     
    CompTIA's Linux+
     
    CompTIA's Network
     
    CompTIA's Project+
     
    CompTIA's Security+
     
    CompTIA's Server
     
    Oracle Certification
     
    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
     
     

    College Credits  

    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    Concurrent Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
    Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
     
    1:1 Articulation Credits
    Pittsburgh Technical Institute
    St. Francis University
     
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities 

    Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies, such as Sycamore International. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.
     
     
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    The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS).  Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list.  
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