University of Vermont

Professional Development

Certificate in Computer Software

At A Glance

Start date: Summer, Fall, Spring

Learning Format: Online/On Campus


UVM’s Certificate in Computer Software allows you to enroll in courses that suit your interests and experience, plus offers a highly flexible curriculum. All courses in this program award UVM credits, and you can also apply them toward a degree, if desired.

You can select a course of study from one of the following tracks:

  • Web Development Track
  • Software Development Track
  • Cybersecurity Track
  • Self-Designed Track
  • CS Master's Preparation Track

Students Use This Certificate To:

  • Enhance their computer science skills and become a more valuable employee
  • Receive certification prior to entering or while working toward a degree in Computer Science
  • Prepare for graduate studies in Computer Science

The highly flexible nature of the certificate allows students to enroll in a variety of courses suitable to their experience and interests. Many courses are available online and on campus. In all cases, students must complete five courses, for at least 15 credits, in approved computer software courses, with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in each course. Browse the complete list of computer science courses.

VA Benefits

The University of Vermont is able to certify VA benefits for this program. If you intend to use VA benefits for this program, please apply to the program and contact UVM's Veterans Affairs Coordinator, David Carlson, via email at or by phone at (802) 656-0581, and Program Coordinator, Nichole Hathaway at or by phone at (802) 656-4682, to inform the university of these intentions.

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