Junior Programmer Certificate

Program Description

The Junior Programmer Certificate is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of how to approach solving real-world business problems using popular software languages like C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic and .Net Programming.

The primary difference between the Junior Programmer Certificate and the Programmer (Intensive) Certificate, is the degree of detail provided in each program. The Programmer (Intensive) Certificate is a more comprehensive programming certificate than the Junior Programmer Certificate.

Credits obtained by students while in the Junior Programmer Certificate Program are transferable to two-year and four-year programs at Bramson ORT College and other colleges and universities worldwide.

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US Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Computer Programmer: 151021.

Program Summary Chart


Junior Programmer Certificate

Program Length:

30 semester credits

Entrance Dates:

Rolling Semesters


Queens & Brooklyn Campuses

Admission Requirements:

Admission to Bramson ORT College's Junior Programmer Certificate Program is open to all students who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies.

Please visit the Admissions Office Site for the complete requirements. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required.

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(One Time Fee)


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More Information
Computer Technology Department
Bramson ORT College
69-30 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 877-281-3717
Email: computer@bramsonort.edu

9 Credits
Required Major Courses
CS101 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design
3 Credits
CS102 Introduction to Computer Programming
3 Credits
CS130 Operating Systems Concepts
3 Credits
CS135 UNIX Operating Systems
3 Credits
Elective Major Courses
12 Credits
Elective Major Courses - Select credits from the list of Computer Information Systems Major Electives (9 credits must be chosen from Computer Language Electives)
Arts and Sciences Courses
9 Credits
General Education Courses
EN100 English Composition I
3 Credits
Elective Liberal Arts
  General Education Courses (Select two)
6 Credits
  Select credits from the list of liberal arts courses which are not required liberal arts.

Career Outlook

This curriculum is designed to teach graduates to perform basic functions, such as the design, coding and testing of technical solutions, preparing them for employment opportunities in Computer Programming. Positions as Junior Programmers and technicians are available in various sectors of business, particularly insurance, banking, public utilities, retailing, and manufacturing firms.

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Java Developer
  • C++ Developer
  • C# Developer
  • Visual Basic Developer
  • .Net Developer
  • PHP Developer
  • MySQL Developer
  • Flex Developer
  • CNC Programmer
  • Internet Applications Programmer
  • Technical Support Specialist

  • Employment Opportunities

    Below you will find a table of average annual salaries for Computer Programmers. Salaries are listed by both position and industry/sector. These salaries have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and Bramson ORT College's Career Services Center.


    Average Salary

    Industry / Sector

    Computer Programmer


    Software Development

    Computer Programmer


    State Government

    Java Developer


    Information Technology (IT) Services

    Computer Systems Analyst


    Education, College/University