Computer programmers are usually responsible for converting detailed sets of instructions into a computer language, also referred to as coding. Computer programmers also repair, update, expand and modify existing programs. These programs educate and train students to obtain a computer programming degree and begin their career as a computer programmer.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Pittsburgh Technical Institute has a computer programming degree program that leads to an Associate in Science degree at graduation. Students can complete this program in 24 months of study which includes a three-month internship in the industry. Students will take classes in areas that include database systems, game development, internet programming, data structures and algorithms, rapid applications development and object-oriented programming and testing.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute 1111 McKee Road Oakdale, PA 15071 800-784-9675 pti.edu

Stevens Henager College

Stevens Henager College has an associate's degree program in computer programming that can be completed in 20 months on a regular schedule or 15 month on an accelerated schedule. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in areas such as internet programming, database design and administration and software application development. Students in this program are prepared to take certification exams in areas such as DBA, JAVA II, Microsoft ASP and DBD.

Stevens Henager College 383 West Vine Street Salt Lake City, UT 84123 800-233-1349 stevenshenager.edu

College America

College America offers a computer programming degree program in which students will earn an Associate of Occupational Studies degree. This program prepares students to begin their career as application programmers, program analysts, systems programmers, internet programmers, information systems managers and systems analysts. Students will cover topics such as internet programming, network systems, web page design, cisco routers, database development and unix.

College America 3645 Citadel Drive South Colorado Springs, CO 80909 800-622-2894 collegeamerica.edu

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta Technical College offers an associate's degree program in computer information systems with a computer programming concentration. This program teaches students the principles, techniques and concepts that are required when dealing with computer information processing. Students must be at least 16 years old and will take courses that include program design and development, systems analysis and design, introduction to microcomputers and networking fundamentals.

Atlanta Technical College 1560 Metropolitan Parkway Atlanta, GA 30310 404-225-4540 atlantatech.edu