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

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

You can continue on with these additional courses and you’ll have your 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