About this Program
Embedded and real-time systems play an integral role in many technology products. These systems have applications across a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive and health care.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll acquire the skills needed to develop embedded and real-time software for microcontrollers and microprocessors. We’ll cover how to design, develop, test, debug and document low-level software for embedded devices using C, programming, C++ programming and ARM assembly. You’ll gain an understanding of hardware schematics and how to build the skills to analyze and improve the performance of a product.
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Developers and technical professionals with experience programming in the C or C++ languages.
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Certificate in Embedded and Real-Time Systems Programming instructor Glenn Andrews explains how the certificate allows students to gain the skills they need to be successful in their careers.
What YOu'll learn
Concepts in computer architecture and hardware from a software perspective
Embedded debugging techniques, including in-circuit debugging
Key operating system principles, such as how to port and use a real-time operating system
How to build a firmware image, write device drivers, design and develop a software/hardware interface API, develop event-driven systems and deal with a multithreaded environment
Get Hands-On Experience
You’ll develop embedded and real-time systems software using a development kit.
Alumni working in field
Amazon, Boeing, First Mode, Apple, AT&T, Change Healthcare
Projected job growth for software developers in the U.S. (2020–2030)
Average salary for software developers in the U.S. (2021)
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