Internet Solutions Developer: Diploma Coursework Description

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An Internet solutions developer diploma prepares you for a career as a computer programmer or computer support specialist. Coursework includes instruction in a variety of programming languages, computer business practices, and software applications. Read on to find out more.
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Why Get an Internet Solutions Developer Diploma?

The information technology industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation, and there will continue to be a demand for individuals who can assist organizations in staying up-to-date with their computing technology. A diploma will show that you are qualified to be a professional computer programmer and it is a great addition to an existing information technology resume.

Career Opportunities

Those who graduate from an Internet solutions developer diploma program go on to become computer programmers and Internet support specialists at a variety of organizations. Their duties include assessing an employer's needs and developing applications and software to fit those needs. They may also provide general support for users of Internet and computer technology.

Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), www.bls.gov, there will be a continuing demand for programmers who have strong programming skills and can accurately and competently assess and respond to their employer's needs and demands. Demand for programmers with Internet security specialization will be particularly high.

Salary Information

The BLS reports that the median annual income for computer programmer in May 2004 was around $63,000.

Diploma Specifics

Courses

The typical Internet solutions developer diploma program will contain the following courses:

  • Intro to Programming
  • IT Business Practices
  • Java and C++ Object-Oriented Programming
  • Developing Software Solutions
  • Internet Security

Skills You Will Learn

In this diploma program, you will learn programming fundamentals and basic knowledge of a variety of programming languages, with which you will learn how to assess your employer's IT needs and demands and respond to them with specific software application solutions.

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    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
      • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
      • MS in Cybersecurity Management
    Bachelor's
      • BSIT: Network Admin
      • BSIT - Information Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • BS in Cybersecurity
      • BS in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance
    Associate's
      • Associate: Information Technology
      • AASIT: Network Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA with an Emphasis in Data Analytics
      • Bridge (Doctor of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics)
    Master's
      • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Instructional Technology
      • Master of Science in Cyber Security
      • Master of Science in Cyber Security (Bridge)
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Information Technology
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems
      • Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Information Systems
      • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
      • B.S. in Computer Programming
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    3. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of IT: Project Management
      • Master of Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security
      • Master of Science in Information Technology
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: IT - Network Admin
      • Bachelor of Technology: Information Assurance and Security
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • Bachelor of Information Technology - Digital Investigation
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management - Technology Management (Executive Format)
      • Doctorate: Computer Science
      • Doctorate - Computer Science: Information Assurance (Executive Format)
      • Doctor of Computer Science - Big Data Analytics (Executive Format)
    Master's
      • M.S. - Information Technology - Network Management
      • MS - Computer Science - Computer Systems Security
      • M.S. - Information Technology
      • MS - Management - Information Systems Security
      • M.S. - Management: IT and Project Management
      • Master of Science in Computer Science
    Bachelor's
      • BS - IT - Network Management
      • Bachelor: Information Technology
      • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security - Computer Systems Security
      • BS - Business Administration - IT
      • BS - IT - Security
      • BS - Management - Cybersecurity Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master - Information Technology Management
      • Graduate Specialization - Information Technology
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Information Technology
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate - Cyber Security
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    7. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate - Network System Administrator
    Certificate
      • Diploma Program - Network Technician
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    8. Baker College Online

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Information Systems - MSIS (Master's)
      • Leadership Studies - MBA (Master's)
      • Cloud Security Risk Management - MBA (Master's)
      • Cloud Security Risk Management - MSIS (Master's)
    Bachelor's
      • Information Technology and Security - Bachelor
      • Game Software Development - Bachelor
    Associate's
      • Information Technology - Associate
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Regent University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Information Technology
      • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - General
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology - Information Security
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Information Systems Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Lewis University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Computer Science
      • MS in Computer Science - Intelligent Systems
      • MS in Data Science - Computer Science
      • MS in Computer Science - Cyber Security
      • MS in Data Science
      • MS in Data Science - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

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Kaplan University

  • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
  • BSIT: Network Admin
  • Associate: Information Technology

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA with an Emphasis in Data Analytics
  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.S. in Information Technology

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of IT: Project Management
  • Master of Information Technology - Information Assurance and Security
  • Bachelor: IT - Network Admin
  • Bachelor of Technology: Information Assurance and Security

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Georgetown University

  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management - Technology Management (Executive Format)
  • M.S. - Information Technology - Network Management
  • BS - IT - Network Management

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Colorado State University Global

  • Master - Information Technology Management
  • BS - Information Technology
  • Graduate Certificate - Cyber Security

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Virginia College

  • Associate - Network System Administrator
  • Diploma Program - Network Technician

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Baker College Online

  • Information Systems - MSIS (Master's)
  • Information Technology and Security - Bachelor
  • Information Technology - Associate

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