Computer Programming at UC Santa Cruz

Certificate - Computer Programming - University of California, Santa Cruz - Silicon Valley Extension

Program Description

Whether you’re learning something new or brushing up your developer skills, dive into a pool of expertise—from Python, Go, and Perl, to machine learning, HADOOP, and object-oriented development. Choose from two levels of courses to suit your needs. Learn the fundamentals, then go beyond into internet-based programming and iPhone and Android mobile application development. 

Computer Programming certificate program objectives:

  • Write programs in C, C++, C# .NET, Java, Go, HTML or XML
  • Develop applications for Android and iPhone mobile devices
  • Design an object-oriented system
  • Understand the basics of machine learning and data mining
  • Employ computational and artificial intelligence techniques

Program Highlights

Program level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate

Length: 9-12 month undergraduate certificate including an optional internship

Application fee: $150.00 USD

Tuition: $16,100.00 USD/year

Cost of Living: $14,600.00 USD/year

Course Start Date: January 2022 / March 2022 / April 2022 / June 2022

Application Deadline: 2021-10-31 / 2022-02-15 / 2022-01-31 / 2022-03-31

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Min GPA: 60.0% 
  • English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 70
    • Min IELTS overall: 6
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 95
    • Min PTE overall: 59
    This program does NOT offer conditional admission

Other fees:

  • Books and Materials Fee: $250 per year
  • Student Orientation Courses Fee: $375 one time fee
  • International Program Fee: $2,300 per year
  • International Student Orientation Student and Community Development Fee: $375 One-time Fee
  • Optional Practical Training Fee: $100 one time fee

* Note: Additional fees may apply
** All fees are subject to change without notice