Mobile App. Foundations Certificate

Earn Your Certificate in 2 Years.

Take the first step toward a successful career in creating mobile apps! You’ll learn web and app development skills that will prepare you for the mobile market. Web design and development will be complimented by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce practices. Mobile positions now account for a quarter of all tech employment making it the most popular job type in the tech industry. The industry needs for mobile skills are currently in high demand. Ideal for individuals interested in pursuing an entry-level career in developing professional mobile apps., and for those whose job responsibilities have expanded to include mobile technology.

Courses include web fundamentals and web graphics, mobile apps., WordPress and mobile technologies, project management, computer logic and programming, database systems, and social commerce.

Certificate credit can be applied to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) - Web Design and Development degree.

This program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To learn more, visit the Web Design and Development page.

Benefits of This Fast Track Program

  • Earn college credit that can be applied toward an accredited Associate degree.
  • Prepare to enter a new industry or advance your career within mobile apps.
  • Apply newly acquired knowledge within your current position.
  • Get support from academic advisors throughout the program.
  • Interact and share experiences with fellow students as part of a cohort.
  • Learn from established industry professionals with web mobile apps. expertise.
  • Take all courses in an online format, including “live,” synchronous scheduled sessions with your instructor and classmates.

What You'll Learn

  • Web design and development skills and standards.
  • Understand mobile app protocols.
  • Develop professional mobile apps.
  • Understand industry mobile technology responsibilities.
  • Understand ways to translate services into mobile.
  • Usage of mobile as a business tool.
  • Identify and understand project management strategies.
  • Understand social commerce and usage of major social platforms for mobile.

Sample Course Schedule – Mobile Apps. Foundation Certificate

Your actual schedule may be different. Classes are entirely online.

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Career Outlook

The FRG Consulting website states that “Mobile skills now the most wanted in the IT industry,” and continues with report data from Experus that, “mobile skills are now the most in-demand for businesses looking to hire in the IT industry. Mobile roles now account for 28% of all IT related adverts….making it the most popular job type in the industry. The surge in mobile skills surpassed web development, which was previously the most popular.” (, points out that “Given the growth in mobile apps, it should come as no surprise that opportunities to work as a mobile developer will only increase in coming years”. Sources used include EMSI and Burning Glass, which compile and analyze millions of job postings from across the country.  Estimates for mobile app developer jobs are estimated to grow 30.7% over the next decade

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Last Updated: 10/5/22