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Harvard University

Postgraduate Certificate
18 months
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7573 USD/year
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About

Learn the fundamentals of computer programming and language. Through the Programming professional graduate certificate from Harvard University, you gain an understanding of the techniques and tools necessary for software engineering, database management, or website development.

Overview

The Programming professional graduate certificate is offered by Harvard University.

Key learning outcomes:
  • Build a foundation in computer science and the art of programming through use of algorithms, data structures, string manipulation, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development.
  • Develop an understanding of programming language in C, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, and HTML.
  • Gain knowledge of fundamental data structures for information processing, including lists, stacks, queues, trees, and graphs.
  • Become proficient in a focused topic area, such as C, Unix/Linux programming, web interfaces, Microsoft .NET programming, and database systems.
Earning the certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Choose a preferred course path from the CSCI E-50 track or CSCI E-10AB track.
  • Complete four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Programme Structure

This certificate requires four courses. You may choose one of the following certificate course tracks:

CSCI E-50 Track
  • Intensive Introduction to Computer Science (one 4-credit course) or two 2-credit courses
  • Data Structures (one course)
  • Programming electives (choose any two courses from select group)
CSCI E-10AB Track
  • Introduction to Computer Science Using Java I (one course)
  • Introduction to Computer Science Using Java II (one course)
  • Data Structures (one course)
  • Programming elective (choose one course from select group).
This certificate is designed for students with little or no prior knowledge in computer programming and language.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7573 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    7573 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • the average cost

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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