Programming Student

Applications Programming

Certificate Technical Degree

Unlock your inner coder and dive into the exciting world of application programming! When you take our applications programming courses, you’ll learn the ins and outs of languages like C++, Java, Python, and SQL and master the art of designing, coding, testing, and debugging computer programs. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get coding! 

Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

Students who graduate from San Jac with a degree or certificate in programming can pursue a career as the following:

  • Software Developers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Entry (Junior Level) Programmers
  • Programmer Analysts
  • Software Applications Specialists
  • Software Designers
  • Software/Application Support

Earning Potential

Software Developer: $111,831 per year
Computer Programmers: $80,950 per year
Computer Systems Analyst: $105,126 per year

For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.


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Applications Programming Specialty, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career.You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of information technology principles, hands-on experience with techniques, and proficiency in applying computer information systems.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in four terms.

Applications Programming, Certificate of Technology

The Certificate of Technology prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. You’ll develop expertise in applying computer information systems and solving business and scientific problems using computer languages.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying part-time, you can complete the 30 credits for this certificate in three terms.
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From Firefighting to Programming

Walter Luna’s interest in technology started when he received a TI-99/4A in the early ‘80s. However, it wasn’t until four decades later, after a long firefighting career, that he enrolled in San Jac’s applications programming specialty degree program.
Texas Instruments TI-99 Computer
It’s never too late to learn something new.”
Walter Luna
Applications Programming AAS ‘21

Have Questions?

Have questions about our Applications Programming Program? Please contact us!
Roger Watkins
DC, Busi/Computer Tech Svcs
(281) 929-4603