Mobile Application Development Major

Instant access. That’s what we all want today and that’s why iOS, Android or other platform, mobile application demand is skyrocketing, along with the need for mobile app developers.

Developers become fluent in modern programming languages such as Java and C++. They code, test, debug, monitor and document changes for mobile apps and implement application programming interfaces to upgrade applications.

Software developers can look forward to a supercharged job outlook – nearly 60% growth over the next decade.* And when you take your Stark State mobile apps development associate degree and apply it to a bachelor’s degree, you’re likely to see a hefty paycheck after graduation: in 2016 the median annual wage of applications software developers nationally was more than $100,000.*

If you’d like to be the creative mind behind today’s hottest computer programs, a mobile app development career may be calling you.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a mobile development certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in mobile application development:

  • Student Success Seminar
  • Mobile Development Architecture
  • Programming Logic and Problem Solving
  • Internet/Intranet Design and Development
  • Java Programming
  • iOS Development 1
  • Web Development with JavaScript and Ajax
  • iOS Development 2
  • Software Engineering for Handheld Devices
  • Android Development 1
  • Advanced Cascading Style Sheets

Certificate Credits 31

Take these additional courses to earn an associate degree in mobile application development that you can take right to the workforce or easily transfer to a bachelor’s degree program:

  • Mac Concepts
  • Data Modeling and Database Design
  • Java Programming
  • College Algebra
  • College Composition
  • Social Science Elective
  • Arts & Humanities Elective
  • Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication or Small Group Communication
  • Fundamentals of Information Systems
  • Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development
  • Analyzing Software Requirements and Developing Solutions

Additional Credits 32