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. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
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    2. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    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
      • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
      • B.S. in Cybersecurity
      • B.S. in Computer Programming
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Independence University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Cybersecurity and Networking (BS)
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Tulane University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Management
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
      • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
    Bachelor's
      • BSIT: Network Admin
      • BS in IT - IT Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • BS in Cybersecurity
      • BS in Cloud Computing and Solutions
      • BS in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance
    Associate's
      • AASIT: Network Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Technology Management
      • MBA: Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Public Safety Leadership and Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Project/Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Management and Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Technology Management
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Information Technology: Network Management Concentration
      • Bachelor: Technology Management
      • B.S. - Information Technology: Security Technology Concentration
      • B.S. - Information Technology Admin and Management With No Declared Minor or Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Information Technology Admin and Management
      • Associate of Science - Technology Studies
    Certificate
      • Networking Systems Certificate
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    7. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Game Design (Campus)
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Cloud Technologies (Campus)
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Walden University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Information Systems
  • Online Programs Available
    9. 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
  • Online Programs Available
    10. 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

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Georgetown University

  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

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Grand Canyon University

  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.S. in Information Technology
  • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity

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Independence University

  • Cybersecurity and Networking (BS)

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Tulane University

  • Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Management

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Purdue University Global

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

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Herzing University

  • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Technology Management
  • B.S. - Information Technology: Network Management Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Information Technology Admin and Management
  • Networking Systems Certificate

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Full Sail University

  • MS - Game Design (Campus)
  • BS - Cloud Technologies (Campus)

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Walden University

  • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Information Systems

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