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information technology - mobile applications developer


    Program Number: 10-152-8
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online

    Program Description

    The Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer program teaches students entry-level skills to use a variety of specialized development kits for popular mobile platforms, programming and markup language fundamentals, combined with mobile design theory and principles. This program teaches students to create mobile content driven applications used for commercial and non-profit purposes, including skills and business aspects involved in market deployment.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $67,575

    Approximate Costs

    • $132.20 per credit (resident)
    • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Design software systems.
    • Integrate database technologies.
    • Develop software applications.
    • Develop technical documentation.

    Career Opportunities

    • Mobile Application Designer/Developer
    • Mobile Application Designer
    • iOS Mobile Application Developer
    • Android Mobile Application Developer

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
    • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Term 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    152-112Web Coding Technologies3
    152-173Coding for iOS for Web Application Development3
    152-174UX/UI Design for iOS for Web Application Development3
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101**College 1012
    Term 2
    152-118Database-Driven Web Sites3
    152-175Coding for Android for Web Application Development3
    152-176UX/UI Design for Android for Web Application Development3
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    Term 3
    102-105Employment Skills for IT Professionals1
    150-191Principles of Information Security3
    152-116Content Management Systems3
    152-122Migrating to Native Platforms3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Term 4
    152-120Web and Mobile Internship3
    152-121Object-Oriented Programming3
    152-172Web Site Security3
    152-177Introduction to VR Applications3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements64

    General Education Options

    View the Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer General Education Course Options.

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Academic Planner

    Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Students can earn both the Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist and Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer associate of applied science degrees in only five terms by following the Dual Degree Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist and Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer academic planner.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.