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Java Development & Programming

NEXT CLASS June 13, 2022 (Click Here for more information)

In today’s world, technology drives business, and people who build technology are leading the race to the future. The Java Development & Programming program is the stepping stone to your future. Java is a global standard for mobile apps, games, web content, and business software. Java programmers work in many industries creating, implementing, testing, and maintaining software applications. Learning how to program not only lets you master technology, but it also enhances your critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content needed to prepare for a bright future in the Information Technology sector, armed with higher-order reasoning, technical, and occupation-specific skills.


Students must have access to a computer with an Intel Pentium Core i3 processor or higher, 8GB of memory, and 500GB of hard drive free space. The coursework and applications used for training are compatible with Windows 7 or higher and/or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher.


Course Number

Course Title



Information Technology Assistant

150 hours


Computer Programmer Assistant

300 hours


Computer Programmer

150 hours


Java Developer

600 hours


Program Hours and Schedule

1200 hours ǀ 12 months ǀ Distance

Online ǀ Monday – Friday


Enrollment: August, January and June


*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.



Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) – Software Development Fundamentals ǀ CIW Java Script Specialist ǀ CompTIA Project+


Employment Opportunities

Entry Level Programmer ǀ Business Analyst ǀ Quality Assurance Analyst


College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.


Program Costs

FL Resident Tuition


Out of State Tuition




Books and Supplies


Industry Certification


FL Resident Total


Out of State Total



*Prices are subject to change without notice.


Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.


Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.


Program Counselor/Advisor

Rachel Victor, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]


For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.