Certificate in C++ Programming

Harness the Power of Object-Oriented Programming for Flexibility and Control


Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Times: Flexible
  • Cost: $3,270

About this Program

Even with the rise of more modern programming languages, C++ remains one of the most popular languages in the world. C++ code is platform-independent and found in every operating system in existence. Developers who are fluent in this language can produce a wide variety of applications for embedded systems, mobile devices, robotics, games and more.

This three-course certificate program will teach you the fundamentals of professional-style coding in C++ with best practices of production-level code. You’ll learn high-level object-oriented programming skills and gain valuable experience by developing and testing C++ programs.


Experienced software developers and IT professionals. Those with less experience should consider taking our course in Foundations of C Programming first.

See Requirements


  • Object-oriented modeling and design principles
  • Practical issues affecting large-scale software development
  • Advanced C++ Standard Library components
  • How to practice good software design and test methods using C++


You’ll develop an industry-quality vector graphics framework and application.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Format

Online, Group-Paced

Start and finish your program with the same group of students, with frequent opportunities to interact with your instructors and classmates along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with set due dates for assignments but no class meetings. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Closed Sessions

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