Core JAVA Programming Certificate

Java is used to build visually interesting graphical user interface (GUI) and web-based applications. Many applications and websites will not work without Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to data centers, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere.

Road Map to the Core Java Certificate

This is a two part course certificate that provides a thorough, engaging, hands-on developing experience with Java. It will build a solid background in good object-oriented programming techniques, all the way to more advanced concepts such as: Data Structures, Threading, JDBC, XML, JSON and JUnit.  No previous programming experience required.

Note: Based on students' feedback we have increased the hours in the first class of this certificate for Fall 2016, to allow for more in classroom hands-on practice. DPT-7510 (24 hours) and DPT-7511 (24 hours) have been combined into a 60 hours fundamental class.

Class TittleCourse #Classroom HoursOffered
Core Java DPT-7510 60 Summer and Fall 2017
Enterprise Java DPT-7512 30 Fall 2017


Industry Certification

After completing the series of Core Java Certificate you will be prepared to take the following certifications:

  • Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer (IZ0-803) – the Associate Certification Path
  • Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE and Programmer (IZ0-804) – the Professional Certification Path


Job Tittles and Career Outlook

Java Jr. Developer,  Application Software Developer, Computer Programmer, Web Developer, among others. Click here for information regarding your local (by zip code) career outlook and learn more more about:

  • Career Info - Typical task and educational level.
  • Pay - How well this career pays.
  • Growth - Is this career growing or declining.
  • Retirement - How many people will retire soon, creating job openings.
  • Employers - Who is hiring locally.


Other Advanced classes after completing the Certificate


Class TittleCourse #Classroom HoursOffered
Java Web Services with Rest DPT-7513 30 Fall 2017