Computer Analyst: Mobile Application Development

Information Technology

The Mobile Application Development certificate is designed to provide individuals with no prior computer programming experience an entry-point into the field of application development for mobile devices. The dramatic expansion of mobile devices in the workforce and at home has caused a sharp increase in the demand for mobile app developers. This certificate covers the basic fundamentals of developing applications to run on a variety of mobile devices. Upon completion, students will be able to develop applications for the Android and the iOS platforms. Skills needed to distribute and market mobile apps using current business strategies for the mobile environment are also covered.

Award: Certificate
Credits: 21
Locations: Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring

Paying for the Program

Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $4,662*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$44,544 - 81,017

Estimated annual salary range for Information Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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CIS:101 Computer Ethics 3.0
CIS:122 Programming Logic and Design 3.0
CIS:171 Java 3.0
CIS:177 iOS Programming 3.0


MDT:101 Survey of Mobile Development Technologies 3.0
MDT:110 Android Applications Development I 3.0
MDT:120 Apple Applications Development I 3.0

Note: To graduate from this program, students must complete all required coursework with a "C-" grade or above and earn a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Barry Eichelberger
Computer Science Instructor

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  • Phone: 800.728.7367
  • Location: Peosta

Patricia Oberbroeckling
Computer Science Instructor

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  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 235
  • Location: Peosta
Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

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  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
  • Location: Peosta