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Professional Certificate in
Computer Science for Python Programming

What you will learn

  • A broad and robust understanding of computer science and programming.
  • How to think algorithmically and solve programming problems efficiently.
  • Concepts like abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development.
  • Familiarity in a number of languages, namely Python as well as C, SQL, and JavaScript plus CSS and HTML.
  • Functions, arguments, and return values variables and types; conditionals and Boolean expressions; and loops.
  • How to handle exceptions, find and fix bugs, and write unit tests. Use third-party libraries; validate and extract data with regular expressions.
  • Model real-world entities with classes, objects, methods, and properties; and read and write files.
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
6 months
5 - 14 hours per week
Discounted price: $466.20
Pre-discounted price: $518USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. HarvardX's Computer Science for Python Programming Professional Certificate

Meet your instructors
from Harvard University (HarvardX)

Doug Lloyd
Senior Preceptor in Computer Science
Harvard University
David J. Malan
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Harvard University
Brian Yu
Senior Preceptor in Computer Science
Harvard University

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Discounted price: $466.20
Pre-discounted price: $518USD
2 courses in 6 months
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