Program of Study

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Keyboarding skills, beginning computer applications.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Good analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to focus on attention to detail, good mathematical skills, outstanding reading and comprehension skills and willingness to work at a problem until it is solved.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
IT-Programming & Software Development Associate in Applied Science NEW Day A25590CP
IT-Prog & Software Dev Computer Programming Certificate NEW Day, Evening, Online C25590CP

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the IT- Programming & Software Development Program, contact Sam Dorsett, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7171 or sdorsett@forsythtech.edu.