This program consists of four courses which provide students with programming and systems design skills used in business and industry. Students will use different programming languages while designing databases and creating business front ends. This program is not Financial Aid eligible.

Graduates will be prepared for entry-level software development positions, and/or to continue their education with programs such as NHTI’s Associate Degree in Information Technology.

Specific Admission Requirements

Successful completion of all courses in the Entry Level Software Development Certificate or permission of the Department Chair of Information Technology.

There is a growing demand for software developers in New Hampshire. In September 2015, the job search site Indeed.com listed over 478 software developers and similar jobs open in the state. National median salaries are $59,141 (salary.com, September 2015). Job growth in this field is projected at 22% in New Hampshire through 2022 (www.nhes.nh.gov/elmi/products/proj.htm).

Advanced Software Development Certificate

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
IST 118CMobile Application Development223
IST 215CAdvanced Windows Programming223
IST 225CC# Programming223
IST 240CAdvanced Web Programming223
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