Software Development

SouthwestTech_Icon_ComputerScienceDo you enjoy working on a computer in a flexible and self-directed environment? The Software Development Program at Southwest Technical College offers you the chance to dive into the process of computer programming, documenting, testing, and debugging involved in creating and maintaining applications. This program places emphases on user experience, version control management, and in-depth learning of programming ideas and applications.

Cost: $2,007.70
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

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

Program Length: 600 hours (Approximately 10 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Program Outcome:

  •  Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:

Employment Resources:

      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

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      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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