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Master Certificate in Software Development

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The Master Certificate in Software Development is awarded to those participants who have completed both the Java Programming and Project Management for IT Professionals courses in addition to at least one of the six elective courses listed below for the Information Technology Certificate Program offered through the School of Applied Technology of Illinois Institute of Technology. Those interested in pursuing this award must complete at least three of these courses. Most often these courses can be successfully completed in one year or less. 

Participants who wish to pursue this Master Certificate would be best served by working with a program manager of the Information Technology Certificate Programs for guidance. Some programs may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing the program manager to assist in planning the sequence of classes would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience as participants reach their goals.

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This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for a career as a software developer. The two required courses must include (not necessarily in the following order):

IT-D 415 Intermediate Java Programming, a 16 week course that considers advanced software development for the Java programming language.

IT-M 471 Project Management for IT Professionals, a 16 week course where basic principles of project management are taught.

The third course should be chosen as an elective from the following courses:

Open Source Programming in Python

UML Based Software Development

Software Testing and Maintenance

Secure Software Programmer - Java

Human / Computer Interaction

Intelligent Device Application

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