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Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate of Completion in Java Programming at Grand Canyon University includes studying and direction application of:

  • Java object-oriented techniques
  • Java-driven software development
  • Application creation using software engineering methods
  • Writing new code and refactoring existing code

Benefits

Java is an in-demand programming language that powers applications and the web. It runs on billions of devices and platforms. Java programming is a backbone of Android applications.

Grand Canyon University students who complete the Java programming undergraduate certificate are prepared for careers related to computer and app programming. They have the skills to write, revise and update website applications and coding algorithms. During their time at the GCU Java Bootcamp, students also learn to analyze and validate data.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Java concepts, algorithms and syntax
  • Problem solving techniques in the programming language
  • Software development skills
  • Machine architecture and data organization
  • Interfaces, event and exception handling
  • Java I/O and collection framework
  • Concepts, tools and frameworks of Open source software development

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Grand Canyon University (GCU) welcomes applicants 16 years old and older for admission consideration. We seek future graduates with diverse interests, experiences and perspectives, ready to capture academic opportunities with creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Although GCU seeks to integrate Christian faith and practice into all aspects of campus life, no statement of faith or religious affiliation is required of prospective students, with the exception of majors in the College of Theology. Theology majors are required to affirm GCU's Doctrinal Statement and the College of Theology Covenant.

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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