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Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (SCJP) Certification Preparation Classes

The classes CSM offers to prepare you for the certification exam.

The Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform 5.0 certification is for programmers experienced using the Java programming language. Achieving this certification provides clear evidence that a programmer understands the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language and can create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems using J2SE 5.0.


The timeline is the approximate amount of time that a student will require to complete the training series.

  • 15 weeks

Recommended Courses

Available as a continuing education course.

Continuing Education course option:

  • ITS-6480 - Sun Certified JAVA Programmer SCJP Exam Preparation

Sun Certified Java Programmer Exam

Exam: Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (CX-310-055)

Prerequisites: None.

Other exams/assignments required for this certification: None.

Number of Questions: 72

Passing Score : 59% (43 of 72 questions)

Question Format: Multiple choice and Drag and Drop

Time limit: 175 minutes

Exam test objectives: **Note: Tests purchased on the Web site are given at Prometric testing centers. CSM is NOT a Prometric testing center. CSM offers the same exam through Pearson VUE at its onsite Testing Center (see below).

Exam Fee: $200

Test at CSM

The CSM Testing Center offers the Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 exam.

The Testing Center at the CSM La Plata Campus is the only Pearson VUE authorized test center in Southern Maryland.

Get more information on Sun Java testing at the CSM Testing Center.

More Information & Contact

For more information about CSM's SCJP Certification Preparation courses, contact Joe Burgin, 443-550-6171 or

Schedule of Upcoming Classes

No current courses associated with this certification