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2021 Most Popular Computer Programming Graduate Certificate Schools

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In 2018-2019, 10,688 computer programming students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #7 most popular in the country.

There are so many computer science programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Computer Science Degree Search has created its Most Popular Computer Programming Graduate Certificate Schools ranking. This report analyzed 12 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular graduate certificate programs for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Computer Programming program at each school on the list.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for programming majors pursuing a graduate certificate.

Our 2021 rankings named Tulane University of Louisiana the most popular school in the United States for computer programming students working on their graduate certificate. Located in the large city of New Orleans, Tulane is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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LIU Post

Brookville, NY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend LIU Post. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Computer Programming Graduate Certificate Schools list. LIU Post is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Brookville.

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Winston - Salem State University

Winston-Salem, NC

Out of the 12 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Winston - Salem State University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the city of Winston-Salem, WSSU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Brooklyn College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Computer Programming Graduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the city of Brooklyn, Brooklyn College is a public college with a large student population.

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Out of the 12 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Louisiana at Monroe landed the # 2 spot on the list. ULM is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Monroe.

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Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

Out of the 12 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Mississippi College landed the # 2 spot on the list. MC is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Clinton.

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University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

The in-demand graduate certificate programs at University of New Haven helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the most popular computer programming schools in the United States. University of New Haven is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of West Haven.

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Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Loyola Marymount University is a great place for computer programming students working on their graduate certificate. Located in the large city of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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Out of the 12 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, American Public University System landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the town of Charles Town, American Military University is a private for-profit college with a very large student population.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means California State University - San Bernardino is a great place for computer programming students working on their graduate certificate. CSUSB is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of San Bernardino.

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Computer Programming is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

Programming Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Computer Programming 7,925
App Specific Computer Programming 2,227
Computer Programming Certifications 319
Other Computer Programming 217

Majors Similar to Programming

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 12 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to luis gomes.

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