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Online Undergraduate Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development

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100% Online Web and Mobile App Development Certificate classes start August 30, 2021.

Quick Facts

How long is the Web and Mobile App Development Certificate Program?

  • 13 Courses
  • 43 minimum credit hours
  • Can be completed in as little as 1 year and 4 months1 — or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

Online Undergraduate Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development – What You Can Learn

In addition to our tech-empowered learning attributes, our web and mobile application development certificate incorporates the following skills:

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Operating Systems

Learn to install and configure operating systems using Command Line Interface (CLI).

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Coding, Programming and Mobile Programming

Explore basic coding and programming methods using an algorithmic approach with hands-on experience scripting and writing components for applications, programs and secure mobile devices.

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Web Application and Mobile Application Design

Design web-based and mobile device applications.

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Digital Devices

Explore digital concepts, devices and connectivity within the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics include networking, securing and deploying digital devices.

Web and Mobile App Development Certificate Admissions Requirements

Students must place in MATH062 & ENGL062 or above. To begin program coursework, students must first complete transitional studies courses2, if applicable. Please see the catalog for complete admissions requirements.

Web and Mobile App Certificate and Financial Aid

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Job Opportunities in the field of Web and Mobile Application Development

Graduates from our Web and Mobile Application Certificate Program may consider opportunities in positions such as:

  • Software Application Developer
    Design computer applications, such as word processors and games for consumers. You may create custom software for a specific customer or commercial software for the public.

  • Web Developer
    Code, design and layout websites according to a company's specifications. The role considers user experience and function, and a certain level of both graphic design and computer programming is necessary.
  • Mobile App Developer
    Use development and programming languages to create and test applications on mobile devices. You’ll work in popular operating system environments such as iOS and Android.

Program Courses


MATH114 Algebra for College Students

Tech Core

CEIS101C Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming

Information Systems and Programming

CEIS150 Programming with Objects
CEIS209 Intermediate Programming
CEIS236 Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals

Application Development

CIS355A Business Application Programming with Lab

Web and Mobile Application Development

CEIS320 Introduction to Mobile Device Programming
CIS363B Web Interface Design with Lab
CIS407A Web Application Development with Lab

Career Preparation

CARD205 Career Development
CEIS299 Careers and Technology

Web and Mobile Application Development FAQs

What is a mobile app?

A mobile app, also referred to as mobile application or simply an app, is software or a program specifically designed to operate on a mobile device such as a phone, tablet or watch. Mobile apps were first designed for productivity, such as managing contact lists and calendars, but have grown to encompass more categories including games, GPS, order tracking and more.

What is web and mobile application development?

Web and mobile application development is the process of developing an application specifically for mobile devices and web browsers. Developers must consider multiple screen sizes, as well as the different hardware and features of the devices.

How do you become a mobile app developer?

Begin by advancing your knowledge and skills to help you better qualify for roles in the industry. At DeVry, our online Undergraduate Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development can help you build a foundation in application development, as well as prepare you to pursue relevant industry credentials such as CompTIA IT Fundamentals, CompTIA Linux+ and Microsoft Technical Associate – Python.

What skills are needed for a mobile app developer?

Developers in this field must learn user-interface design, programming and database management, as well as how to work within various operating systems.

What kind of job can you pursue with a certificate in mobile app development?

Graduates of our undergraduate certificate program in web and mobile app development may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:

  • Software Application Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer

What are the benefits of web and mobile app development?

Web and mobile applications increase flexibility and scalability for businesses. They can also build brand awareness, foster customer engagement, increase customer loyalty and help organizations provide better customer service.

Make the Most of Stackable Degrees

Earn a Credential at Every Step

You don’t have to wait four years to show a credential on your resume.  At DeVry, several programs are designed to stack. 

  • Start with a shorter credential that takes less time so it’s more affordable
  • Flexible online and on-site classes build your professional skills right away
  • Every course counts toward the next degree level4

How Do Credentials Stack?

Here’s an example: The Web and Mobile Application Development certificate can serve as a steppingstone to our Software Development bachelor’s degree when you specialize in Web and Mobile Application Development. If you choose to continue on with your education, all credits apply to your bachelor’s degree.

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1Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
2Transitional studies coursework may affect program length and cost.
3Data is inclusive of all partner tuition savings, institutional scholarships and grants for the period for July 1, 2019
The 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.