IT - Software Developer 65 Credit Associate Degree
The IT - Software Developer Associate Degree program prepares learners to design and develop desktop, web and mobile software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies.
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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.
* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.
Graduates will be able to…
- Integrate data technologies
- Develop software applications
- Develop technical documentation
- Implement a team-based software development methodology
- Navigate in a software development environment
- Design software systems
Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:
- Software Engineer
- Database Specialist
- Software Architect
- Systems Analyst
- Web Developer
- Software Developer
The IT - Software Developer Associate Degree is a 65 Credit program. In addition to our full-time option, we offer twelve- and nineteen-term part-time options.
4 terms (Full-time)
12 terms (Part-time)
19 terms (Part-time)
* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better.
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Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.
If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this IT - Software Developer Associate Degree:
- The IT - Software Development Specialist Technical Diploma will provide you with 40% (26 of 65 credits) of the total credits in this IT - Software Developer Associate Degree
- The IT - Junior Developer Technical Diploma will provide you with 40% (26 of 65 credits) of the total credits in this IT - Software Developer Associate Degree
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213.
For additional information, please visit our Accreditation page.
You can continue your education to earn a four-year degree in a variety of ways.
The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.
|School Name||Degree Name|
|Bellevue University Online||Information and Media Technology|
|Lakeland University||Computer Science|
|Lakeland University||Computer Science with Software Design Emphasis|
|Minnesota State University - Moorhead||B.S. in Operations Management|
|Siena Heights University||Bachelor of Applied Science|
|Upper Iowa University||Information Technology|
|UW Milwaukee||B.S. in Information Science and Technology (BSIST)|
|UW Stevens Point||Computer Information Systems - Application Development|
|UW Stout||Information and Communication Technologies|
|Western Governors University||B.S. in Computer Science|
|Western Governors University||B.S. in Data Management/Data Analytics|
|Western Governors University||B.S. in Information Technology|
|Western Governors University||B.S. in Network Operations and Security|
|Western Governors University||B.S. in Software Development|
All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.View all transfer guides
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