Associate Degree in Mobile App Development

Mobile App Developer education - associate degree


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Total Program Credits:
94 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
6 quarters full time
18 months with year-round classes

You can get the training you need to join the growing world of app creation with Globe University’s associate degree in mobile application development.

In addition to teaching you how to create functional apps for the online marketplace, our courses can also help you learn business and communications fundamentals, database design and more.

Globe University’s mobile app development program will help position you for a career in the field through study of:

  • Operating systems
  • Applications security
  • Software engineering
  • Quality assurance
  • Testing
  • Basic web design
  • Other mobile-focused topics

Our program can give you the technical skills you need to design, develop and test interactive web-based applications to support businesses.

In Globe University’s mobile app development associate degree program you can:

  • Earn a two-year associate degree in as few as 18 months of full-time study
  • Take classes online, on campus or both
  • Learn to use industry-standard technology
  • Get hands-on experience
  • Receive ongoing career assistance
  • Bolster your professional portfolio in a capstone project
  • Learn from instructors with experience as mobile applications developers

In our small classes, you’ll have access to industry-standard development tools, operating systems, server software, documentation and technical references.

Globe University’s mobile app development program will give you the opportunity to use application development tools that are currently utilized in the field:

  • C#
  • HTML5
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Visual Basic
  • Eclipse
  • Android SDK
  • Objective-C
  • iOS 7 SDK
  • Xcode 5

Want to prepare for a career, not just a job? Get started today. Call 1-877-303-6060 or contact college admissions to learn more about our associate degree in mobile app development. Have questions about our online college? We’re here to help.

Introduction to Software Development

In this course, students are introduced to software development. Fundamental programming concepts and software development techniques are introduced and implemented with an easy-to-learn development environment.

Database Design

The course introduces relational and object-oriented database concepts and SQL. Students design, implement and populate databases and write simple queries using an industry-standard database such as MySQL, MSSQL Server or Oracle.

Mobile Application Development I

In this course, students continue their study in mobile application development. Topics include displaying images in the gallery, using the calendar, creating a tablet application, using tab layout, creating animations, installing the Google API, and publishing and marketing an Android mobile application.

Mobile Operating Systems

This course introduces major functions of mobile operating systems and user interfaces. Students work hands on configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining and generally administering popular mobile operating systems.

Software Engineering for Mobile Devices

This course introduces students to the process of developing software-based solutions to complex problems using mobile devices. Students learn about the limitations imposed by these devices’ processing powers and learn to operate within those constraints. Software engineering lifecycle processes are covered and object-oriented design and implementation concepts are discussed. Equally important, this course is a practice in software engineering as students team up to work on problem formulation, requirements engineering, architecting, design, programming, integration and delivery/deployment of applications.

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