Certificate in Computer Science
Loyola University Chicago

Program Details

The Certificate in Computer Science from Loyola University Chicago is an online computer science degree that takes students with very little understanding of computers and teaches them the skills to master the rapid development of computer technologies.  This rigorous and intensive program focuses on preparing students for careers in computer science or for continuing education with a master’s degree.  Regardless of your future plans, courses provide knowledge and skills in such topics as:

  • Java programming
  • Object-oriented software development
  • Networks and telecommunications
  • Web development
  • Database management

You will gain a thorough understanding of object-orientation principles.  This includes exposure to basic design patterns and programming experience in popular object-oriented languages such as C++ and Java.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Loyola University Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score