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Aleks Jarcev: Getting Computer Science to “Click” with MCIT Online

Aleks Jarcev grew up playing and attempting to build video games. He studied psychology as an undergraduate, but reconnecting with an old friend who worked for a gaming studio reignited his desire to create computer software. He remembers when it “clicked” in his first MCIT Online class: “I finished the assignment that night because it was so exciting to understand it. It just flowed from there on.” Read More…

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Featured Degrees, Courses & Resources

Online Master of Computer and Information Technology Degree

The online Master of Computer and Information Technology degree (MCIT Online) is a first-of-its-kind graduate-level degree program in Computer Science tailored for non-Computer Science majors.

Open Courses: Introduction to Python and Java

With minimal previous exposure, learn two popular programming languages at an accelerated pace. These courses can also help you decide whether the MCIT Online program is the right fit before you apply.

Open Course: Computational Thinking for Problem Solving

Learn about the pillars of computational thinking, how computer scientists develop and analyze algorithms, and how solutions can be realized on a computer using the Python programming language.


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About Online Learning

Penn Engineering Online Learning advances the University of Pennsylvania’s mission to increase access to education and innovation.  Our online programs allow students around the globe to benefit from the research and teaching expertise of Penn’s world-renowned experts in robotics, software development, and other cutting-edge engineering fields.

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