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POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE  •  18 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  PROGRAM PBC

This post bachelor certificate allows those students who completed an unrelated degree to develop the skills needed to transition into a programming degree path. Students completing this certificate can use it to secure employment in the field of programming and can also apply it to the completion of a full bachelors in Computer Information Systems or Technology Project Management degree. 

Preadmission Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree and
  • Successful completion of foundations of information systems or requirement planning course work. Competency exams or CLEP exams are an option for the requirement. 

Students completing the BS Computer Information Systems with the Programming Specialty are not eligible for this additional certification.


The Department of Education requires Davenport University to provide certain information (Gainful Employment Disclosure) regarding this certificate program to aid students in making a decision to enroll. The Gainful Employment Disclosure information for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate can be found at http://www.davenport.edu/programs/business/post-baccalaureate-certificate/programming-certificate-pb.

Which class should I take? When should I take it? 
2018-2019 Recommended Program Sequence for Programming, PBC and printable pdf download

Major18 cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
CSCI231Introduction to Programming3 cr.
CSCI232 or CSCI239Object-Oriented Programming w/ C++ or Object-Oriented Programming w/ Java3 cr.
CSCI312Data Structures and Algorithms3 cr.
CSCI342Advanced Object-Oriented Programming3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Gainful Employment Disclosure