Program Description

Prepares learners to design and develop mobile, web and desktop software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies, with an emphasis on mobile platform independence and user experience. Graduates will be proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, C# and SQL, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software development language/environment. Graduates will be able to support the software and web development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing. Potential occupations include: Mobile Application Developer, Software Developer and Mobile Web Developer.

Approximate Cost

$12,962
Tuition: $11055 , Books: $1907

Starting Salary

$40,206
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
90+ %
at Antigo
90+ %
at Medford
90+ %
at Phillips
90+ %
at Spencer
90+ %
at Wittenberg
90+ %
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Apply existing knowlege to learning new languages and tools
  • Participate effectively within an application development team
  • Incorporate best practices of the Agile application development methodology
  • Design databases and create data-driven applications
  • Create applications and web user experiences for usability
  • Write secure, modular, scalable, testable and maintainable applications
  • Integrate with thrid-party application frameworks, extensions and web services
  • Create mobile applications

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Mobile Web Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer

Courses

The IT - Mobile Application Developer Associate Degree is a 64 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN 3.00
DATA CONCEPTS 3.00
IT DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS A 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS B 1.00
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS C 1.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00

Second Term

WEB DESIGN 1 3.00
DATABASE DESIGN AND SQL 3.00
COLLABORATIVE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT 3.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING A 1.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING B 1.00
OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING C 1.00
MATH & LOGIC 3.00

Third Term

WEB DESIGN 2 3.00
CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 1 3.00
MOBILE PROGRAMMING 3.00
SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS 3.00

Fourth Term

CLIENT-SIDE WEB DEVELOPMENT 2 3.00
ASP.NET WEB DEVELOPMENT 3.00
MOBILE WEB DEVELOPMENT 3.00
APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT CAPSTONE PROJECT 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Colorado State University-Global Campus B.S. in Information Technology
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Applied Science
UW Milwaukee B.S. in Information Science and Technology

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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Then, submit one of the following

Documentation can be sent via email to admissions@ntc.edu, via mail, addressed to: Northcentral Technical College, ATTN: Admissions, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401, or delivered in person to any NTC campus.

  • High school transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Contact the high school you attended if you do not have a copy of your transcript.
  • ACT composite score of 18 or above. Request an ACT College Report from ACT or contact the high school you graduated from if you do not have a copy on hand.
  • Accuplacer scores of 47 or above in math, 74 or above in reading, and 79 or above in sentence skills. If you did not take the Accuplacer at NTC, contact the college at which you took it to obtain a copy of your scores.
  • College transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 over a minimum of 12 credits, earned at a single college.

If you do not meet any one of the above criteria, don’t worry, complete the application anyway and we will contact you to discuss your options.

What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.