Associate of Applied Science in Computer Programming Specialist
Lone Star College System

Program Details

The online Associate of Applied Science in Computer Programming Specialist is available from Lone Star College System.  This is a beneficial program for those who want to use technology to contribute to productivity in the workplace.  Organizations are looking for people that know how to use technology to find solutions to business challenges, ensuring the employability of graduates.  While this can be used to transfer to a four-year institution for a baccalaureate program, it is primarily designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation.  

The curriculum provides a strong foundation in key information technology areas such as programming logic and structure, language implementation, and ethics which can then be used to build a knowledge base for various information technology careers.  Two certificates can also be used as credits:

  • Computer Programmer Certificate Level I
  • Computer Programming Specialist Certificate Level II


  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement testing may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges