Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer

To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/information-technology-mobile-applications-developer/

Program Number: 10-152-8
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

Whether you want to help your company develop its own mobile app or you want to increase your job opportunities in the growing field of IT, Moraine Park’s Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer associate degree can help you reach your goals.

About the Program

The Information Technology – Mobile Applications Developer associate degree program focuses on entry-level skills to create mobile applications for commercial and non-profit purposes.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Information Technology – Mobile Applications Developer program use development kits for popular mobile platforms, programming and markup language basics. Students also learn the skills and business aspects involved in deploying a mobile app in the market. Graduates are well-versed in mobile design theory and principles. A focus is placed on UX/UI design and coding for iOS and Android operating systems.

Earn Two Degrees at Once!

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, and as little as two and a half years. Students should refer to the Dual Degree Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist and Information Technology - Mobile Applications Developer program guide.

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
 

 

Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:

  •   Previous college coursework from prior institutions
  •   Military training and experience
  •   Passing of MPTC or national exams
  •   Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences

Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.

Approximate Costs

Tuition

Occupational

  • $146.20 per credit (resident)
  • $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Associate of Arts/Associate of Science

  • $188.90 per credit (resident)
  • $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Student Fees

  • $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
  • $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
  • $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
  • $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee

Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.

While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.

Course Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
150-107 IT Fundamentals 1 3
152-112 Web Coding Technologies 3
152-173 Coding for iOS Web Application Development 3
152-174 UX-UI Design for iOS Web Application Development 3
890-101 College 101 2
 Credits15
Semester 2
152-118 Database-Driven Web Sites 3
152-175 Coding for Android Web Application Development 3
152-176 UX-UI Design for Android Web Application Development 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
Mathematics Course 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
150-191 Principles of Information Security 3
152-116 Content Management Systems 3
152-121 Object-Oriented Programming 3
152-122 Migrating to Native Platforms 3
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
 Credits15
Semester 4
152-120 Web and Mobile Internship 3
152-172 Web Site Security 3
152-177 Introduction to VR Applications 3
Social Science Course 3
Social Science Course 3
Behavioral Science Course 3
 Credits18
 Total Credits63

Program Outcomes

  • Gather mobile requirements
  • Design mobile applications
  • Integrate mobile data technologies
  • Build mobile applications
  • Develop technical documentation for mobile applications
  • Implement current platforms support

Career Opportunities

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

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

$51,738