Put your math and coding skills to work today with a degree in Computer Programming

NSCC’s Computer Programming Associate in Science degree prepares students for careers in the Information Technology field. Learn about operating systems, networking, software maintenance, databases and data management and how to design and write software to support the needs of end-users. Electives can be selected from courses in Internet technology, database technology, hardware, operating systems, and programming languages.

Careers include in this field include:
Computer programmer
Applications developer
Programmer analyst
Web programmer
Computer programmer analyst



Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes


2016 Boston-area Median Wage


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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact computerscience@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4048.

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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