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Software Development

Online Bachelor's Degree Specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development

Develop Web and Mobile Apps for Tomorrow's IoT Economy

Want to pursue an exciting career creating online and mobile user experiences? Get started by earning a Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development from DeVry University. Learn the skills and techniques needed to develop web and mobile applications across a variety of industries. DeVry’s online Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization program is built with our Tech Core curriculum and is designed to prepare you for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy.

Get to Know Our Web and Mobile Application Development Degree Specialization

Our online Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development focuses on sharpening your software development skills to create online and mobile user experiences. This could include a variety of different experiences—from software for consumer apps to mobile enterprise solutions—as well as building websites and designing responsive content. To tie it all together, our expert faculty will help you learn about cross-platform operating systems, including how to incorporate your designs and applications into wearables, IoT and smart devices.

Choose a specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development when you earn an online Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development.

  • Explore the Internet of Things

    Gain hands-on experience with IoT technologies wherever you are with DeVry’s Internet of Things (IoT) projects, using cloud-based tools designed to help you get the experience you need.

  • Receive a complimentary laptop

    Receive a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

  • Learn from experienced professors

    DeVry’s expert faculty will teach you about cross-platform operating systems, including how to incorporate your designs and applications into wearables, IoT and smart devices.

  • Earn certification exam reimbursement

    Receive up to $300 for qualified students for the cost of one industry certification exam, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Cloud+.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Software Development with Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Why DeVry?

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Complimentary Laptop

You’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

Work With IoT Technologies & Systems

Immerse yourself in the Internet of Things (IoT) world and obtain hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Several of our tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

 

CompTIA A+
CompTIA Linux+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Cloud+

Other certifications may also be eligible for reimbursement. Speak to your Student Support Advisor for additional information.

Questions for our admissions team?
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Knowledge & Skills

What You'll Learn

DeVry’s Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization will teach you the fundamental concepts and principles of developing web and mobile apps. Our expert faculty will help you gain the skills and experience you need to prepare to launch your career, including:

  • Communicate Methods and Findings
    Learn to communicate the rationale behind research methods and recommendations while presenting performance objectives, issues and solutions.
  • Collaborate in Dynamic Work Environments
    Learn to collaborate with colleagues in varying locations and environments to coordinate and share information.
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Data Analysis
    Learn to draw conclusions by finding patterns and relationships in numerical data with tools used for statistical analysis. Find out how data analysis can be used to make more efficient databases.
  • Digital Literacy
    Learn to apply appropriate technologies in order to solve digital issues and problems within databases.
  • Web-based Applications
    Learn about web design and basic programming techniques for developing effective and useful websites. Gain an understanding of website structure and navigational models, practical and legal usability considerations, and a variety of media and tools such as Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), dynamic HTML (DHTML) and scripting.
  • Responsive Multiplatform Applications
    Develop responsive applications for various types of devices using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and other scripting and coding methods.
  • Media Technologies in Application Development
    Understand the concepts of data interchange, message exchange and web application components by building on the basics of design, coding, scripting and database connectivity for web-based applications.
  • Mobile Device Applications
    Design an effective and useful mobile device application by learning about mobile operating systems programming and exploring the Android and iOS operating systems.
Embedded Programs

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Want to know how to earn two additional credentials with our unique 3-in-1 design? All courses in our Programming Essentials certificate program and Information Technology and Networking associate degree are embedded within our Mobile App Development program. So you can earn a certificate and an associate degree on the way to your online Software Development bachelor's degree.

Bachelor's
120
Credit Hours
Associate
60
Credit Hours
Certificate
22
Credit Hours
Career

Career Opportunities in Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization

Graduates from DeVry’s online Software Development program with a Web and Mobile Application Development specialization may consider entry level opportunities in positions, such as:
  • Mobile Device Software Developer

  • Software Application Developer

  • Software Developer – Web Portals & E-Commerce Applications

  • Software Systems Developer

  • Web Program Analyst

Program Courses

Web and Mobile Application Development Courses

General Education Courses
Communication Skills
ENGL112
Composition
ENGL135
Advanced Composition
ENGL216
Technical Writing


+ Choose one below:

SPCH275
Public Speaking
SPCH276
Intercultural Communication
Humanities
LAS432
Technology, Society, and Culture


+ Choose one below:

ETHC232
Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions
ETHC334
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Social Sciences
ECON312
Principles of Economics
SOCS185
Culture and Society


+ Choose one below:

SOCS325
Environmental Sociology
SOCS350
Cultural Diversity in the Professions
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
MATH114
Algebra for College Students
MATH221
Statistics for Decision-Making
MATH234
Discrete Math in Information Technology
PHYS204
Applied Physics with Lab
Personal and Professional Development
CARD405
Career Development
COLL148
Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
Tech Core Courses
Tech Core
CEIS101
Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106
Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110
Introduction to Programming
CEIS114
Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191
Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking
NETW211
Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
SEC285
Fundamentals of Information Systems Security
Program Courses
Information Systems and Programming
CEIS150
Programming with Objects
CEIS209
Intermediate Programming
CEIS236
Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals
CEIS312
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
CIS355A
Business Application Programming with Lab
Analysis and Design
BIAM110
Introduction to Business Analytics
CEIS310
Process Improvement with Machine Learning
CEIS312
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Career Preparation
CEIS299
Careers and Technology
CEIS499
Preparation for the Profession
MGMT404
Project Management
TECH460
Senior Project
Specialized Courses
Web and Mobile Application Development
CEIS320
Introduction to Mobile Device Programming
CIS363B
Web Interface Design with Lab
CIS407A
Web Application Development with Lab

FAQs: Web and Mobile Application Development

DeVry’s Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development will help you develop the necessary skills to create web and mobile apps across various industries.

App developers create software applications that run directly on computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices, independent of a web browser, using programming languages like Java. Web developers create interactive content for websites that is accessed through a browser, rather than directly on a device, and use web-based technologies like HTML, CSS, and scripting languages. Both app developers and web developers may specialize in particular aspects of apps or websites such as visual appearance, user interaction or database connectivity.

Yes, this and many of our other degree programs are eligible for a reimbursement of up to $300 for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications.

Academic Catalog
2023 - 2024 Academic Catalog
Program Guides
Program Overview

1As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate in Information Technology and Networking, Associate in Engineering Technology, Associate in Network Systems Administration, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s in Network and Communications Management and Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.