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Information Technology

Mobile Application Development

Certificate of Applied Science • 61 Credit Hours

Mobile Application Development concentration graduates can expect to find employment as an application developer, software engineer, applications system analyst, user interface designer and much more!

Providing specialized skills for Mobile Application Development.

Students who receive this A.A.S. in Information Technology (IT) concentration will have a broad technical knowledge and a specific application programming skill set used in the Mobile Application Development areas. The curriculum is designed to maintain maximum flexibility in order to compete in the changing workforce. 

Students who graduate with the Mobile Application development concentration can expect to find employment as an application developer, software engineer, applications system analyst, user interface designer, etc. 

Mobile Application Developers design and create mobile applications. They are responsible for the look and the interaction of the mobile application. They are also responsible for the technical aspects, such as performance and how much traffic an application can handle. 

QUICK FACTS

Mobile Application Development

2019 Median Pay
$105,590 per year

Number of Jobs
1,365,500 in 2018

Job Outlook
2018-2028 21%

Much faster than average employment.

For the most current salary information, please refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Occupational Outlook Handbook” found online at bls.gov/ooh/.

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Employers

  • Strictly Business Computer Systems
  • Core10
  • IBM
  • Google
  • Microsoft

Career Outlook: projected to grow 21 percent from 2018 to 2028

Employment of software developers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Software developers will be needed to respond to an increased demand for computer software.

The need for new applications on smart phones and tablets will help increase the demand for applications software developers.

The health and medical insurance and reinsurance carriers industry will need innovative software to manage new healthcare policy enrollments and administer existing policies digitally. As the number of people who use this digital platform increases over time, demand for software developers will grow.

Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Rob Jenkins
Mobile Application Development Instructor
Garrett Mathis
Assistant Professor

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