Beginning this fall semester, Navarro College will launch the Fast Track Software Development Program - a certificate program that will assist in expanding programming skills of graduates to help smoothly transition them into the ever-changing world of business and industry.

To participate in the program, interested students must submit an application to Navarro College and also complete the screening process. Twenty-five students will then be competitively selected.

Preference will be made to those interested students who hold a bachelorís degree, but will accept students with at least an associateís. The first nine-month Fast-Track program will consist of 11 academic computer science courses taught online sequentially over two 16-week semesters ending May 6. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to interview for employment with Northrop Grumman in Corsicana.

Five information sessions dates have been set to answer questions by eligible candidates with all sessions beginning at 6:30 p.m.: June 18 at the Navarro College Cook Education Center Atrium on the Corsicana campus; June 19 on the Navarro College Waxahachie campus, Room 155B; June 20 at on the Navarro College Mexia South Campus; June 21 on the Navarro College Midlothian campus; and July 11 at the Navarro College Cook Education Center Atrium on the Corsicana campus.

For more information, contact the Office of Business and Technology at (903) 875-7572 or send e-mail requests to: katy.kleiber@navarrocollege.edu.