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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Object Oriented Programming Certificate

Design your future

Our Object-Oriented Programming certificate will provide individuals with skills in computer science, web application programs, and object-oriented design. Represent data using objects through computer programming. 


Should you decide to continue your education, this certificate program can transfer to various technology degrees at the university. Whether you continue your education or head straight into the workforce, you’ll be prepared with object-oriented programming skills to last a lifetime.  

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate in IS Management: Object-Oriented Programming, students will:

  • Be able to design and construct object-oriented software with appropriate layers of abstraction.
  • Be able to understand and use encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, and interfaces.
  • Be able to design architect systems with minimal complexity and cost to attain maximal functionality, flexibility, and maintainability.