Java remains one of the most sought after skills in the field of Information Technology. Java continues to grow faster than any other computer language or development environment. Java is a simple, object-oriented, platform-independent language, that can be used to develop applets, servlets, and other applications.
The Java programming language lies at the core of many large-scale business applications that fuel the internet economy. Embedded devices, enterprise servers, network applications, web servers, and wireless applications are highest among these applications.
Java is widely used in business-to-business commercial systems. And, due to its inherent portability, it is utilized in a wide variety of consumer electronics including smart phones running Google’s Android OS to embedded systems in a rapidly expanding number of consumer products. Programmers currently using other languages are likely to encounter projects in the near future that will require knowledge of Java.
The Java Programming certificate provides concentrated study and working knowledge of the Java programming language as well as object-oriented programming and design. The certificate curriculum begins with fundamentals in Java programming concepts, moves through core Java programming competencies, and culminates with advanced Java concepts and their real world application.
Students will gain operational knowledge of many aspects of the Java programming language, including:
The San Diego Regional EDC's Advancing San Diego program is designed to address talent shortages in STEM positions. Students of our program will be eligible for fully-funded internships at San Diego small companies. Learn more about the program by visiting AdvancingSD.com.
Students can apply Java proficiency to many career paths, including development in Android, Java web, J2ME, and embedded applications. The most common types of students in the program are:
For more information about this program, please email Infotech@ucsd.edu
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Complete the application and pay application fee.UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
The prerequisite to the Java Programming Certificate is CSE-41242 Introduction to Programming Using Java. Although this course is not required to complete the certificate program, it serves as a guideline to students as to the level of knowledge required when enrolling into the first required course in the program CSE-40479 Java Programming I: Fundamental Java Concepts. We’re not concerned where students obtain the prerequisite knowledge so long as they have it. Students who do not have this foundational knowledge must begin with the introduction course.
Yes! This program is designed to be completed online in the convenience of your own home or office. For online courses, all assignments, tests, and quizzes can be completed online and submitted through Blackboard, our online learning platform. All required courses have an in-class option. Please check program schedule for details.
Students who choose to take one course per quarter for 5 consecutive quarters can complete the program in 15 months. Students who do not need the prerequisite course can complete the program in 1 year. You have up to five years to complete all requirements for the certificate.
If you have taken a course from an accredited university covering the learning objectives of a program course, you may be able to transfer your previous coursework to Extension. If you have not taken a course elsewhere, but already have the skills covered in a course, you may be able to substitute an alternate Extension course in its place. Please contact the program representative via email at email@example.com or (858) 534-9152 for more information.
Yes, the program is open to non-California residents, including non-US residents. The tuition is the same for all students. If you have questions about how enrolling in courses may or may not affect your visa status, please contact our International Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (858) 534-6784.
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