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Java Developer

Technical Certificate

9 Credits

New Richmond, Online

Career Cluster: Information Technology

The Java Developer certificate will provide you with the skills you need to become valuable members of application development teams utilizing Java technologies.  

Program Overview

You will learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and the Java language enabling you to integrate business processes into multi-tier enterprise applications. 

Program Outcomes

Java Developer graduates will be able to:

  • Program client and server-side Java applications
  • Analyze business needs
  • Design object-oriented solutions
  • Develop enterprise applications

Academics

Java Developer is available at the New Richmond campus and online. 

Experienced Instructors

You'll learn from skilled instructors who have years of industry experience. 

Flexible Scheduling

You have the option to complete the certificate fully online or in person.

Advance your Skills

Learn the skills you need to advance your skills and increase your value in the workplace.


Curriculum

In this certificate, you will gain both beginning and advanced skills in Java Programming. 

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Featured Java Developer Courses

10152106
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This Java course will familiarize the student with the fundamentals of the Java language including data types, operators, expressions, event-driven programming, and conditional statements. Students will learn how to set up an environment for developing Java programs, define classes and utilize class objects. Object-oriented programming concepts including encapsulation and inheritance will be explored. Other topics include string manipulation, Collections, Array Lists, Exception Handling, and creating graphical user interfaces (GUI). Software architectural patterns, such as model-view-controller (MVC), will be introduced. Students will use the JDBC API to connect to a database. PREREQUISITE: 10152135 Program Logic.
10152107
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course will provide an in-depth look at how to apply some of the more advanced features of the Java language. It is intended for students with a solid grasp of Java language basics and object-oriented concepts. Students will create applications that connect to a database and continue to explore software architectural patterns. Students will transition into developing Java applications for the web using Java Server Pages (JSP), and Servlets. PREREQUISITE: 10152106 Java Programming - Beginning.
10152108
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UGRD
| 3 CR
The third class of the Java sequence explores advanced Java topics within the Java EE application platform. Topics include JSPs, Servlets, session management, Expression Language, JSTL, JavaBeans, asynchronous processing, and tag files. Other topics include working with HTTP requests and responses as well as security concepts. Student will develop an application that uses JDBC in order to access a database. PREREQUISITE: 10152107 Java Programming - Advanced.

Admissions and Tuition

WITC has a simple three-step admissions process that can be completed in one visit. Fill out the application form either online or at a campus, complete an assessment and meet with a WITC counselor. In the meeting, you'll discuss your goals and the counselor will make sure you're getting the most out of your education and the best bang for your buck.

Tuition and Fees

WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships. 

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Estimated Total Program Costs*

Java Developer

9 Credits | Less than 1 year

$1,314

$1,314 In Tuition and Fees


*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 


After the WITC Java Developer Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Java Developer technical certificate. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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