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Get the tools you need to become a software programmer at Brookhaven College. Start with basic programming to gain skills in problem solving, networking and system analysis. Choose from programs like C++, C#, Visual Basic.NET, Java or Objective-C to write software and learn an advanced specialization language for in-depth knowledge to support client needs.
Enroll in elective courses to enhance your skills in database, Web development, gaming, security, operating systems and networking. Or, opt for our mobile device courses to learn how to develop apps for products such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod, and even Google Android and Windows 8 smartphones and tablets. Entry-level programming in applications will jump-start your career path in designing, writing and updating computer programs.
Our experienced faculty and staff members are here to help you be successful. We offer a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree as well as two- and three-semester certificates. Start with a certificate program, and you can add-on classes, gain credentials and build to the AAS degree.
At Brookhaven, we are constantly updating the courses to keep up with the rapidly-evolving field. This ensures our students have the skills most in demand from industries including the following:
Students begin by learning basic computer programming: writing, executing, testing and debugging a computer language chosen from one of specialized emphasis and then progress to more advanced skills. Client and server programming are also explored. Along the way, students will develop skills for problem-solving and working within groups.
Contact one of the following professors to get started in a software program!
Bill Hammerschlag office: Bldg. K, Room K105 phone: 972-860-4882 email:
Mary Milligan office: Bldg. K, Room K103A phone: 972-860-4234 email:
Ramiro Villarreal office: Bldg. K, Room K213A phone: 972-860-4176 email:
Find information about gainful employment, program costs and placement rates for
Programmer Level 1 Certificate,
Software Programmer/Developer Assistant Certificate,
Visual Studio Developer Certificate,
Visual Studio Enterprise Developer Certificate and
Visual Studio Professional Developer Certificate.