PRCC Launches Computer Coding Technology Program This Fall – Picayune Item – Picayune Item
HATTIESBURG, miss. Pearl River Community College will be launching a new computer coding technology program on the Forrest County School campus this fall semester.
Programming skills are in demand in a wide variety of professions, not just programmers, which is why PRCC is trying to meet a need within the community by adding the new program.
There will be a 30-hour certificate, a 45-hour technical diploma, and a 60-hour partner for applied science degrees.
According to data from the State Workforce Investment Board, jobs for software developers (applications and software) will increase by 26.46% nationwide.
The starting salary starts at $ 45,000 and the median annual income for this occupation is $ 80,629 at the state level.
Collum added, “The professions this program will prepare students for are the professions of the future. Students will be essential to occupy current software development positions, and they will also play an important role in attracting new high-tech companies to our country. “
Dr Jana Causey, vice president of Forrest County Center, Allied Health and Nursing Program, says computer coding technology is a much sought-after skill.
“Pearl River Community College is committed to providing programs that prepare our students for high paying jobs and meet the needs of our local industry,” said Causey. “Implementing this program will help us provide a skilled workforce ready to understand the language of computers and emerging technologies.
For more information on the Computer Coding Technology program, or call 601-554-5505, send email [email protected]
or visit the Forrest County campus on US 49 South.