Build Your Skills Toward a Future in Software Design
Prepare to pursue an exciting career in software design with DeVry’s Software Design and Solutions Certificate. Did you know that employment for software developers is expected to grow, on a national level, 22 percent between 2019 and 2029? That is faster than the average for all occupations.1
Whether you already have coding skills, or are new to software design, this online software design certificate program can help you build your knowledge of programming, database concepts and the implementation of software design strategies. Learn the complete software development lifecycle and explore coding, Python, C++, database algorithms and structures and software engineering. No prior experience is required.
Plus, gain hands-on experience with Internet of Things (IoT) technologies through our IoT Kit2, an exclusive DeVry offering. This kit is comprised of microprocessors, sensors and cloud-based tools designed to teach the skills you need for today’s IoT economy.
Save Time and Money by Stacking Credits
Make the most of your Software Design and Solutions Certificate from DeVry by applying qualifying credits toward a specific bachelor’s degree at DeVry. Doing so can help save you time and money by satisfying 1/3 of a bachelor’s degree requirements. This software design certificate can be your stepping stone toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development with a specialization in Software Design and Programming or our Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Software Programming.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Software Design and Solutions in as little as 1 year and 4 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates from DeVry’s Software Design and Solutions Certificate Program may consider opportunities in positions such as:
Software Application Developer
Mobile Device Programmer
Software Programmer and Analyst
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|CEIS101C||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
Information Systems and Programming
|CIS170C||Programming with Lab|
|CIS247C||Object-Oriented Programming with Lab|
|CEIS236||Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals|
|CEIS295||Data Structures and Algorithms|
|CEIS200||Software Engineering I|
|CEIS320||Introduction to Mobile Device Programming|
|CEIS400||Software Engineering II|
|CEIS420||Programming Languages and Advanced Techniques|
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
Make the Most of Stackable Degrees
1According to the BLS, employment for software developers is expected to grow, on a national level, 22 percent between 2019 and 2029. Local growth will vary by location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/software-developers.htm
2The IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
3The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
**The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. Additional coursework may be necessary to complete program requirements.