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IT-Mobile Applications Developer

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 101528

Overview

The Mobile Applications Developer associate degree program meets the specific skills and knowledge requirements of technical and professional jobs within the information technology (IT) field. Gain the entry-level skills for areas of the IT field that primarily utilize mainframe computers in conjunction with web and server applications. Training blends general educational development with required IT technical skills for programmer/analysts in government, insurance, manufacturing, service, wholesale and retail sales, utilities, banking and accounting. Additional education and job experience can lead to work in systems analysis.

You can choose an emphasis in Android or iOS development.

Program Details

Mobile Applications Developer is on a career pathway that includes this associate degree, a technical diploma and several certificates. All will prepare you for a good job and with the associate degree, you can transfer to another college to earn your bachelor’s degree. Learn at your own pace and increase your earning potential with credentials that keep you moving on your career path.

Students in the Mobile Applications Developer program can attend full or part time.

Mobile Applications Developer classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

This program is not offered online.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2016-2017 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

First Semester
Second Semester

 

Emphasis Area course #1

(see below)

Third Semester

 

Emphasis Area course #2

(see below)

 

Emphasis Area course #3

(see below)

Fourth Semester

 

Emphasis Area course #4

(see below)

 

Elective

6 credits

Android Emphasis
iOS Emphasis
Outcomes

After completing the Mobile Applications Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Write moderately complex web applications using current PHP or ASP.NET technology.
  • Write moderately complex web applications using current JavaScript and AJAX technology.
  • Write SQL statements to retrieve/manipulate data and manipulate relational database structures.
  • Perform entry-level systems analysis and design work to solve business problems using both traditional and object-oriented methodologies.
  • Build the client side of interactive websites using XHTML and XML.
  • Demonstrate work ethics and reliable behavior including, but not limited to, assuming responsibility for decisions and actions, utilizing time and stress management skills, and displaying initiative.
  • Work as a team member by demonstrating good communication and listening skills, cooperation, and providing a supportive environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the IT field and its job roles, with some emphasis on IT security as it applies to programming.
  • Develop moderately complex business applications using advanced language techniques and object-oriented principles, using PHP or .NET.
  • Troubleshoot personal computer systems.
Careers

After completing the Mobile Applications Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you may find employment as:

  • System Analyst
  • System Programmer
  • Database Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Information Systems Department Manager