Bing Computer Programming Specialized Associate Degree from Bradford School
Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Computer Programming

Languages. Databases. The Web.

The world of computer programming is continuously evolving as new technologies become available. Programmers must evolve along with the technology and enjoy learning new things. Achieving success as a computer programmer isn't only about the code. Employers need programmers who can also troubleshoot and communicate effectively.

Bradford School's 16-month Associate in Specialized Business degree program prepares you for an IT career through a combination of technical, analytical, and problem solving skills.

Our curriculum is regularly updated to ensure students are learning the programming languages and technologies that employers are using.

You'll also spend most of your time in classes directly related to your program, which enables you to finish school quickly and get your first career job.




At Bradford School, our faculty has real-world experience, so they can teach principles and concepts that are important to employment success.

Computer Programming students learn about:

  • Key Programming Languages 
  • Database Concepts 
  • Website Development 
  • Network Administration

 Most classes in the Computer Programming program are specific to preparing you for a successful IT career, so you can graduate quickly and with the skills employers want.


Bradford School offers a 16-month associate in specialized business degree program for students seeking the core skills that will help them start their computer programming careers. Our career focused curriculum is supported by our student focused resources, a combination that can help you graduate quickly and with the skills employers want.  

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.


  • IT Customer Support
  • Database Concepts 
  • Computer Concepts 
  • Database Applications 
  • Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Web Development
  • Web Authoring Tools
  • Computer Applications--*NIX
  • Programming Logic
  • Network Administration
  • PC Hardware and Diagnostics
  • .NET Programming 
  • Networks
  • Advanced Project Development
  • Java
  • Microsoft Integration
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Advanced .NET Programming
  • Implementing and Administering SQL Servers 


Bradford School graduates can work in a variety of IT positions. Our Career Placement staff will help you start your career by finding the right job! 

In addition to your career courses, you will take courses that prepare you for your job search by helping with resume writing and interviewing practice.  Most importantly, the Career Placement Department is available to help both recent graduates and alumni throughout their career.   




As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Bradford School, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.  There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.