Applied Computer Science

The certificate exposes students to foundational topics in computer science, which are of practical importance: programming, software design, web design, database and computer networks.  This certificate will prepare a student to obtain an entry-level technology job as a help desk technician or support specialist.

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Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Lord Fairfax Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.  

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

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