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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

(This is a partial listing. Please consult your local One-Stop Career Center for more options.)

Chabot College

Location/Phone 25555 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward, CA 94545 (510) 786-6600 www.clpccd.cc.ca.us/cc
Program Computer Programming (under Mathematics)
Deliverable AA Degree
How Long 2 years
Cost $720
Prerequisites None

City College of San Fransisco

Location/Phone 50 Phelan Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000 (General #) (415) 239-3655 (Computer) http://www.ccsf.cc.ca.us
Program Computer Programming
Deliverable Certificate (18 units), AS Degree (60 units)
How Long Certificate: 2-3 semesters, AS Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $220, AS Degree: $720
Prerequisites None

College of Alameda

Location/Phone 555 Atlantic Ave Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 522-7221 www.peralta.cc.ca.us/coa/coa.htm
Program Computer Information Systems
Deliverable Individual courses such as Introduction to Computer Science, Object Oriented Programming using C++, Introduction to Database Management, Introduction to Unix
How Long 3 months
Cost $48-60 per class
Prerequisites None

Computer Technologies Program

Location/Phone 2101 Milvia Street Berkeley, CA. 94704 9-2911 www.ctpberk.org
Program Computer Programming
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 10 months, including a 6-week internship
Cost No cost. This program is available only to those with disabilities, such as those on workers' compensation.
Prerequisites None

Evergreen Valley College

Location 3095 Yerba Buena Rd San Jose, CA 95135 (408) 274-7900
www.evc.edu
Program Computer Information Systems
Deliverable Computer Programming Certificate
How Long 2 semesters (5 courses)
Cost $200
Prerequisites None

Laney College

Location/Phone 900 Fallon Street Oakland, CA 94607 (510) 834-5740 laney.peralta.cc.ca.us
Program Computer Information Systems
Deliverable Individual courses such as Introduction to Computer Programming, Object Oriented Programming Using C++, C Programming, Unix Operating System, and Introduction to Operating Systems I and II
How Long 3 months
Cost $48-60 per class
Prerequisites None

Las Positas College

Location/Phone 3303 Collier Canyon Rd Livermore, CA 94550 (925) 373-5800 www.clpccd.cc.ca.us/lpc
Program Computer Science - General
Deliverable AA Degree
How Long AA Degree: 2 years
Cost $720
Prerequisites None

Ohlone College

Location/Phone 43600 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 659-6000 www.ohlone.cc.ca.us
Program Computer Programming
Deliverable Certificate of Completion, AS Degree
How Long Certificate: 2 semesters, AS Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $192, AS Degree: $720
Prerequisites Basic Computer Skills

UC Berkeley Extension

Location/Phone 1995 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720 (510) 642-6000 www.unex.berkeley.edu
Program Computer Science
Deliverable New program under development: Professional Sequence in Computer Programming
How Long 1-2 semesters
Cost $1,700-2,200
Prerequisites Basic computer skills

UC Santa Cruz Extension

Location/Phone 3120 De La Cruz Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054 (408) 748-3209 www.ucsc-extension.edu
Program Computer Science
Deliverable Certificate in C Language Programming
How Long 1-2 years (7 courses)
Cost $4,200
Prerequisites Basic computer skills

West Valley College

Location/Phone 14000 Fruitvale Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070 (408) 867-2200 www.westvalley.edu/wvc
Program Computer & Information Systems
Deliverable Certificate (36 units), AS Degree (45 units)
How Long Certificate: 2-4 semesters,
AS Degree: 3-5 semesters
Cost Certificate: $430, AS Degree: $540
Prerequisites None
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