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IT-Mobile Applications Developer

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 101528

Overview

The IT-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.

Program Details
Students in the IT-Mobile Applications Developer program can attend full or part time.

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

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

** note that if starting in Spring term, it may take 5 semesters to complete program

Some of the courses for this program may be available online.

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Admission

To Apply

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

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

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

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2018-2019 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

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Third Semester





 

Recommended Elective or General Elective

3 credits


Fourth Semester




 

Recommended Elective or General Elective

3 credits


List of Recommended Electives



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 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.
Careers

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

  • Mobile Applications Developer
  • Mobile Developer
  • Applications Programmer
  • Mobile Web Applications Developer
  • iOS/Android Developer
  • Junior Mobile Developer

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  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Program Graduates 15 20 15
    Number of Surveys Sent 15 20 15
    Number of Surveys Returned 12 18 12
    Percent of Surveys Returned 80.00% 90.00% 80.00%
    Available for Employment 12 17 12
    Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 94.40% 100.00%
    Not in Labor Market 0 1 0
    Percent Not in Labor Market 0.00% 5.60% 0.00%
    Available for Employment

    2015 2016 2017
    Graduates Employed 11 16 12
    Percent of Graduates Employed 91.70% 94.10% 100.00%
    Employed in Related Occupation 11 11 11
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 68.80% 91.70%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 5 1
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 31.30% 8.30%
    Employed - No Response 0 0 0
    Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Seeking Employment 1 1 0
    Percent Seeking Employment 8.30% 5.90% 0.00%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.6 3.4 3.8
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 12 18 12
    Very Satisfied 7 8 9
    Percent Very Satisfied 58.30% 44.40% 75.00%
    Satisfied 5 9 3
    Percent Satisfied 41.70% 50.00% 25.00%
    Unsatisfied 0 1 0
    Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 5.60% 0.00%
    Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 12 18 12
    Preparation for Getting a Job 4 7 9
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 33.30% 38.90% 75.00%
    Career Change 7 8 3
    Percent Career Change 58.30% 44.40% 25.00%
    Improvement of Existing Skills 1 3 0
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 8.30% 16.70% 0.00%
    Preparation for Further Education 0 0 0
    Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Personal Interest 0 0 0
    Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Other 0 0 0
    Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 11 16 12
    Before Enrollment 0 6 1
    Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 37.50% 8.30%
    While Attending the College 5 8 7
    Percent While Attending the College 45.50% 50.00% 58.30%
    After Training at the College 6 2 4
    Percent After Training at the College 54.50% 12.50% 33.30%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Employment Location Responses 11 16 12
    In College District 7 12 10
    Percent In College District 63.60% 75.00% 83.30%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 3 2
    Percent of In Wisconsin 9.10% 18.80% 16.70%
    Outside of Wisconsin 3 0 0
    Percent Outside Wisconsin 27.30% 0.00% 0.00%
    Employer Location Unknown 0 1 0
    Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 6.30% 0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2015 2016 2017
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 10 15 9
    Average Monthly Wage $5,808 $4,793 $4,549
    Average Hourly Wage $33.77 $27.87 $26.45
    Average Work Hours per Week 43.2 41.3 41
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1 0 3
    Average Hourly Wage $15.00 $23.12
    Average Work Hours per Week 20 32 28
  • Graduate Employers
    Total Positions Open
    TechConnect Jobs* Madison Non-Madison
    Number of Full Time Positions Open 124 34
    Number of Part Time Positions Open 33 4
    Total Jobs 157 38
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2017
    Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions
    American Family Insurance Associate Application Developer
    Amtelco Client Appreciation Specialist McFarland
    Amtelco Software Developer McFarland
    Insperity Associate Application Specialist
    Madison Area Technical College Web Developer 2
    Propeller Health Software Engineer
    TDS Software Engineer 1
    UW - Extension Software Developer
    UW - Madison Division of Information Technology Application Developer
    UW - Madison Division of Information Technology Associate Systems Programmer

    * - TechConnect jobs are through the Wisconsin Technical College System.

    ** - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

    *** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.