Software Development Specialist

SouthwestTech_Icon_ComputerScienceTake your computer programming skills to the next level! The Software Development Specialist Program at Southwest Technical College covers the process of computer programming, documenting, testing, and debugging involved in creating and maintaining software. After demonstrating a core understanding of computer programming, you can pursue your interests through different options of a specialization.

Cost: $3,895.80
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

Program Length: 945 hours (Approximately 15 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Start Dates: You can start the Software Development Specialist Program anytime throughout the academic year. All courses are instructor assisted open labs. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Details:

Program Outcome:

• Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

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      Rocky Mazorow
      Computer Science Coordinator

      Greg Davis
      Computer Science Instructor

      Richard Mallek
      Stacy Douglas

      High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

      SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

      “I just fell in love with programming. I wake up in the morning excited to program.”

      Drake Hunt

      Computer Science Graduate

      Program Videos

      Student Highlight – Drake Hunt – Computer Science Matters

      Occupational Advisory Committee

      Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:


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