Java Programmer + Python Developer

  • 12 Months
  • 255 Course Hours
  • $1,945

Overview

Become a Java Programmer & Python Developer

Whether you're new to programming or just want to learn new languages, this in-depth course will teach you the ins and outs of Python and Java programming. You will start coding quickly while learning from readings, presentations, exercises, and a final project. By course completion, you will have the skills you need to enter the job market as an entry-level Java or Python programmer.

WIOA Approved

This is a Mississippi WIOA approved program.  Those interested in seeing if they qualify to use WIOA funding to pay for this training should contact their local MS WIN Job Center. 

What you will learn

  • Java syntax elements, concentrating on fundamental and universally useful elements
  • How Python works and what it's good for
  • Python's place in the world of programming languages

How you will benefit

  • Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python and/or Java programmer
  • Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
  • Become more confident in your ability to use the Python and Java programming languages

How this course is taught

  • This is a non-credit program offered in partnership with ed2go.  You do not have to be admitted to the university to enroll in this program. 
  • This is an open enrollment program, which means you can enroll and start at any time.  There are no set start and end dates. 
  • This course is entirely online and can be completed at a pace and time that is convenient for you.  There are not set times you must attend classes.  
  • You will have 12-months from the date of enrollment to complete this program.  
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites to take this course, however, some prior programming language knowledge is helpful.

 

Job Outlook

Even with competition from new languages, the demand for Java developers remains strong. In fact, Java is among the most in-demand programming languages on the job market.  Java developers are reported to have the lowest career switch rate of any profession.

Earn $69,000+ Annually
According to PayScale, the average salary for a Java developer is $69,722 per year, with an average salary range of $47,169 to $106,610 per year. The highest paid Java developers are in San Francisco and Arlington, where the average reported yearly salaries are $97,000 per year.
 
Expected 17% Job Growth
Strong employment opportunities are expected for computer software developers working in systems software in the 2018-2028 decade.  

 

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Dual monitors are helpful but not required.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


 

Curriculum

Java Programmer
Java Introduction
Java Basics
Java Objects
Comparisons And Flow Control Structures
Arrays
Inheritance
Interfaces
Exceptions
Generics and Collections
Inner Classes
 
Introduction to Python
Python Basics
Functions and Modules
Math
Python Strings
Iterables: Sequences, Dictionaries, and Sets
Flow Control
File Processing
Exception Handling
Dates and Times
Running Python Scripts from the Command Line
 
Advanced Python
IPython Notebook
Advanced Python Concepts
Regular Expressions
Working with Data
Classes and Objects
Testing and Debugging
Unicode and Encoding
 
Python Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas
NumPy
pandas

 

Instructor

Nat Dunn
Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.

 

FAQs

WHAT DO COMPUTER PROGRAMMER PROFESSIONALS DO?  
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
 
WHAT TYPE OF WORK ENRIVONMENT DO COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS WORK IN?
Programmers normally work alone, but sometimes work with other computer specialists on large projects. Because writing code can be done anywhere, many programmers work from their homes.
 
DO I HAVE TO BE ADMITTED TO MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY TO ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?
No, you do not have to be an admitted student to Mississippi State University to enroll in this program.  Our online non-credit advanced career training programs are open to all. 
 
WHEN CAN I START THE COURSE? 
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
 
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE? 
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive 12-months to complete the course.
 
WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO COMPLETE MY COURSE WITHIN THE TIME FRAME PROVIDED? 
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
 
WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT WILL I RECEIVE?  
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will also be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
 
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I COMPLETE THE COURSE? 
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Mississippi State University Extension.
 
AM I GUARANTEED A JOB?  
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
 
CAN I GET FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE?  
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some cases, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available, to learn more go to: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
 
HOW CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE?  
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-662-325-5002 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Request More Info" form.

 

Overview

Become a Java Programmer & Python Developer

Whether you're new to programming or just want to learn new languages, this in-depth course will teach you the ins and outs of Python and Java programming. You will start coding quickly while learning from readings, presentations, exercises, and a final project. By course completion, you will have the skills you need to enter the job market as an entry-level Java or Python programmer.

WIOA Approved

This is a Mississippi WIOA approved program.  Those interested in seeing if they qualify to use WIOA funding to pay for this training should contact their local MS WIN Job Center. 

What you will learn

  • Java syntax elements, concentrating on fundamental and universally useful elements
  • How Python works and what it's good for
  • Python's place in the world of programming languages

How you will benefit

  • Prepare for an entry-level job as a Python and/or Java programmer
  • Enhance your programming ability and add a new skill to your resume
  • Become more confident in your ability to use the Python and Java programming languages

How this course is taught

  • This is a non-credit program offered in partnership with ed2go.  You do not have to be admitted to the university to enroll in this program. 
  • This is an open enrollment program, which means you can enroll and start at any time.  There are no set start and end dates. 
  • This course is entirely online and can be completed at a pace and time that is convenient for you.  There are not set times you must attend classes.  
  • You will have 12-months from the date of enrollment to complete this program.  
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites to take this course, however, some prior programming language knowledge is helpful.

 

Job Outlook

Even with competition from new languages, the demand for Java developers remains strong. In fact, Java is among the most in-demand programming languages on the job market.  Java developers are reported to have the lowest career switch rate of any profession.

Earn $69,000+ Annually
According to PayScale, the average salary for a Java developer is $69,722 per year, with an average salary range of $47,169 to $106,610 per year. The highest paid Java developers are in San Francisco and Arlington, where the average reported yearly salaries are $97,000 per year.
 
Expected 17% Job Growth
Strong employment opportunities are expected for computer software developers working in systems software in the 2018-2028 decade.  

 

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Dual monitors are helpful but not required.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


 

Curriculum

Java Programmer
Java Introduction
Java Basics
Java Objects
Comparisons And Flow Control Structures
Arrays
Inheritance
Interfaces
Exceptions
Generics and Collections
Inner Classes
 
Introduction to Python
Python Basics
Functions and Modules
Math
Python Strings
Iterables: Sequences, Dictionaries, and Sets
Flow Control
File Processing
Exception Handling
Dates and Times
Running Python Scripts from the Command Line
 
Advanced Python
IPython Notebook
Advanced Python Concepts
Regular Expressions
Working with Data
Classes and Objects
Testing and Debugging
Unicode and Encoding
 
Python Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas
NumPy
pandas

 

Instructor

Nat Dunn
Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.

 

FAQs

WHAT DO COMPUTER PROGRAMMER PROFESSIONALS DO?  
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
 
WHAT TYPE OF WORK ENRIVONMENT DO COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS WORK IN?
Programmers normally work alone, but sometimes work with other computer specialists on large projects. Because writing code can be done anywhere, many programmers work from their homes.
 
DO I HAVE TO BE ADMITTED TO MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY TO ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?
No, you do not have to be an admitted student to Mississippi State University to enroll in this program.  Our online non-credit advanced career training programs are open to all. 
 
WHEN CAN I START THE COURSE? 
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
 
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE? 
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive 12-months to complete the course.
 
WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO COMPLETE MY COURSE WITHIN THE TIME FRAME PROVIDED? 
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
 
WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT WILL I RECEIVE?  
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will also be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
 
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I COMPLETE THE COURSE? 
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Mississippi State University Extension.
 
AM I GUARANTEED A JOB?  
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
 
CAN I GET FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE?  
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some cases, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available, to learn more go to: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
 
HOW CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE?  
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-662-325-5002 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Request More Info" form.

 

Registration Information

WIOA Approved

This is a Mississippi WIOA approved program.  Those interested in seeing if they qualify to use WIOA funding to pay for this training should contact their local MS WIN Job Center. 

The Java Programmer + Python Developer program is 100% online and allows you to enroll at any time.  After enrolling you will have 12-months to complete the program at a pace that is convenient for you.  You can get started today by clicking the "Enroll Now" button below and completing your registration at our partner ed2go site.