Business & Technology Careers

Launching your career in business or computer technology doesn’t have to take years. Check out the doors a COA education can open for you.

Computer Programmer

Computer Programmer student working at a desk with a computer.

At the heart of every computer function is a conversation, an exchange of language – called code – that instructs programs and devices to perform certain functions. Programmers are experts in that language, writing code to create and implement software programs in ways that computers can follow.

Where You'll Work
  • Software Development
  • Web Development
  • Small Businesses
  • Large Corporations
  • IT Systems Design
COA Programs

COA Programs

  • Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Computer Programming and Computer Programming Apprentice Certificate2 semesters
  • Computer Programming Certificate2 semesters

Salary in NC


  • Entry

    $56,950

  • Median

    $87,900

  • Experienced

    $117,000

Job Outlook

+4%

Qualifications

An associate degree from COA will launch your career, while going on to earn a bachelor’s degree will make you equally or better qualified than 78.2% of current Computer Programmers.

COA Business Programs

Associate Degrees

Associate Degrees

Certificates

Certificates

  • Associate in Applied Science in Information Technology: Computer Programming and Computer Programming Apprentice Certificate
  • Computer Programming Certificate

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