Programming & Mobile Applications
Offered through Ingham ISD
This program is offered through Ingham ISD in partnership with Baker College. Completion of the program will result in students receiving 61 credits toward a Computer Science degree at Baker College.
When it’s time to take the knowledge learned at the Wilson Talent Center into the real world, students will be able to
compete in today’s most exciting careers such as game designer, programmer, software engineer, application developer, robotics engineer, website developer or even start their own business. The State of Michigan has a shortage of IT professionals. Approximately 18,100 jobs in IT-related industries are available statewide. This course prepares students to be the brightest and best at these careers.
Student learning outcomes include but are not limited to:
Gain real business experience through work on customer projects, resumé and portfolio development, interview preparation
Earn college credit as well as high school math and elective credit
Gain the skills that colleges and employers require
All skills, projects and software used in class are reviewed by an advisory group of local IT experts to ensure students learn the skills needed to be successful
Utilize skills obtained to compete with other students through Business Professionals of America, a national student leadership organization
Wilson Talent Center
Computer & Information Systems Manager
Computer & Information Systems Manager: $66.93 hourly
Computer Programmer: $39.54 hourly
Software Developer: $51.73 hourly
Computer & Information Systems Manager: 10-14%
Computer Programmer: -2% or lower
Software Developer: 10-14%
Familiar with basic computer skills and application of skills to solve business problems, detailed oriented, an analytical thinker, action oriented, dependable and effective in team setting.