IT - Software Developer Associate Degree | Northcentral Technical College

IT - Software Developer

Associate Degree

Prepares learners to design and develop desktop, web and mobile software using leading object-oriented programming languages and related technologies. Graduates will be proficient in C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and SQL, and will be prepared for success in any contemporary software development language/environment. Graduates will be able to support the software development needs of businesses in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, finance and software publishing. Potential occupations include: Software Developer, Software Engineer, Web Developer, Programmer/Analyst, Systems Analyst and Software Architect.

program at a Glance

IT - Software Developer 70 Credit Associate Degree

Formats Offered

On-Campus Availability

  • Wausau Fully Available
  • Antigo Fully Available
  • Medford Fully Available
  • Phillips Fully Available
  • Spencer Fully Available
  • Wittenberg Fully Available

Approximate Cost

$13,241 (Tuition: $11016, Books: $2225)

Average Starting Salary

$41,153 Annually, based on the 2016 NTC Graduate Employment Report.

Chat with Us

Do you have a question about program offerings or getting started at NTC? Our staff can guide you in the right direction!

Live chat is currently unavailable.

Unavailable, Email Us


Unsure which offering is best for you?

Apply as an undecided student. You can begin taking classes while working one-on-one with an advisor to help you determine your best fit.

Northcentral Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Northcentral Technical College, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: 715.803.1057

program Outcomes

  • Write software applications using leading programming languages
  • Apply existing knowledge to learning new languages and tools
  • Work effectively on a software development team
  • Apply best practices of the Agile software development methodology
  • Design databases and create data-driven applications
  • Design application and web user interfaces for usability
  • Write modular, scalable, testable and maintainable applications
  • Develop secure desktop, web and mobile applications
  • Integrate with and write web and cloud-based services

Potential Careers

  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Architect
  • Database Specialist
  • Software Engineer

Course List

To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.

Course List

Take a Virtual Tour

Get an idea of what it’s like to be a student in the IT - Software Developer program, and explore the NTC facilities.

Additional program Information

Transfer Opportunities

Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.

Get Started

Submit your online application today at

For more information on this program, contact admissions at 715.675.3331 or email

Get Started

If you’re ready to get started, just fill out our online application. If not, request more information and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Apply Now Request Information

What's next? After applying, you will be contacted by a member of our admissions team, who will walk you through any additional steps in the admissions process.