Certificate in Java Application Programming
Portland Community College

Program Details

The Certificate in Java Application Programming is an online software development degree program from Portland Community College.  This curriculum is designed for those with experience in information technology positions and begins at an advanced level.  Using object-oriented design techniques, you will learn to design, implement, and test software using Java.  Students are introduced to design techniques, problem solving, basic logic constructs, testing and debugging programs, modular programming, and secure coding.  You will learn to assess structured data from relational databases and other data sources in a degree program that emphasizes the development of secure, well-designed software projects that solve practical real-world problems. 

Courses for this online software development certificate may include:

  • Introduction to Programming Logic   
  • Java Programming I
  • Java Programming II
  • Real-World Programming

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Portland Community College is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score