Top Rated Programming Degree Programs - Tampa, FL

Tampa has very few schools with degree programs in computer programming. Find the best program for you by reading about the top local school's type, program offerings and tuition info.

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One of the two schools in Tampa, FL, offering education in computer programming is a private for-profit institution. Based on degrees offered, school type and rankings, the following school is considered the top school in the area for studying computer programming:

  • Winner: Hillsborough Community College is the only public institution in Tampa offering programs in the field. The community college offers certificates and an associate's degree in computer programming.

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Category Hillsborough Community College
Rankings Ranked at #15 for Associate Degree Producers nationally (2013)*
Location Tampa, FL
School Type 2-year, public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $2,506 (in-state), $9,111 (out-of-state)**
Computer Programming Degrees Offered Certificate, Associate's
Computer Programming Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 90**
Most Popular Computer Programming Degree Level in 2013 Certificates of less than 1 year (67 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 24%**
Noteworthy HCC has been ranked at #27 for one-year certificate program producers in the nation (2013)*

Sources: *Community College Week, **NCES College Navigator

Hillsborough Community College

  • Students at HCC receive large discounts on numerous computer software programs
  • HCC's Dale Mabry campus features the cutting-edge Cisco Networking Academy for the most current technologies
  • The computer programming associate's degree program has consistently delivered 100% placement rates for graduates

Enrolling over 26,000 students, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) is a public, 2-year school with five campuses and three other locations in the Tampa area. Each HCC campus offers students access to computer labs, but the Dale Mabry campus also features the Cisco Network Academy student lab with several routers and switches available for student use. Those students interested in computer programming at HCC can earn the Computer Programming Specialist Certificate, a Computer Programming Certificate, or an Associate of Science in Computer Programming.

The Computer Programming Specialist Certificate covers introductory computer technology, systems analysis, JAVA programming, C programming, C# programming and programming logic, the computer programming specialist certificate is 18 credits in length. Students completing this certificate program may apply the credits earned toward HCC's computer programming associate degree.

At 33 credits in length, the computer programming certificate includes courses in management information systems, Visual Basic programming, programming logic, systems analysis, C++ programming and JAVA programming. Coursework completed as part of the certificate program can be applied to the associate degree. The 63-credit Associate of Science in Computer Programming includes required courses in basic and advanced JAVA programming, UNIX, C# programming, programming logic, database design, computer operation systems, database programming, C++ programming and scripting for the Web. Students must also complete three elective courses and 15 credit hours in general education courses.

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