With a self-paced program, there is no application deadline — you can apply and start the program whenever you'd like.
Complete the Programming Assessment
Complete your application and submit the materials listed in step 2.
Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee. In one to two business days, you’ll get an email with a link to pay your fee.
We’ll contact you within seven business days of receiving your complete application materials to let you know if you’ve been accepted to the program.
If you’re accepted, we’ll send you details about your first course, including information on paying your course fee. You have six weeks to register for your first course after being accepted. After that, you'll need to reapply to the program before you can register.
You may qualify for an income-based scholarship for this program. For more information, see the Scholarships page.
To apply, you must have:
Excluding time in class, you should expect to spend about 11 to 13 hours each week on coursework.
For the self-paced format, at this weekly rate you can expect to complete each course in about 10 weeks.
If English is not your native language, you should have at least intermediate English skills to enroll. To see if you qualify, make sure you are at the B2 level on the CEFR self-assessment grid. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Noncredit Programs.
Because this offering is 100% online, no visa is required and international students are welcome to apply. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
Additional software needs will be communicated before each course begins.
You earn a certificate of completion by successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.