The CIS Professional in Python Programming certificate prepares students for a career in computer programming. It is intended for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming, database programming, developing a graphical user interface, web development, and web scraping. Students will demonstrate the ability to create business-oriented applications using Python programming language; demonstrate effective object-oriented design techniques; write effective program documentation, and demonstrate program troubleshooting skills. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include standalone applications, database, web based, web scraping, and business applications.