Design, Develop and Deploy Web and Mobile Applications

Down arrow image pointing to start of content

Online Undergraduate Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development

From our phones to our thermostats to our cars, web and mobile applications are integrated into every aspect of our lives. Learn the specialized knowledge that is required to design the interactive web and mobile applications of the future with a Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development from DeVry. This web and mobile app development certificate is designed to teach the skills and concepts needed to pursue careers in fields such as social media, web and mobile app development, communications and web design. No prior experience is required.

  • Create code to develop responsive web-based applications.
  • Apply basic graphic and design principles to web media using application software.
  • Develop interactive websites using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Python and other web-based code.
  • Develop mobile device applications using Java.

In response to the digitization of the modern workplace, DeVry’s programs are also infused with technology and hands-on learning. The goal is to provide our graduates with real-world opportunities to think critically, analyze data, present solutions and stand out as leaders in our digitally driven world. This includes DeVry’s Internet of Things (IoT) Kit1, which teaches the skills needed for today’s IoT economy.

Apply Qualifying Credits Toward a Bachelor's Degree

You can apply all credits toward a bachelor’s degree from DeVry and be 1/3 of the way done, which can mean significant savings in time and expense in earning a bachelor’s degree. Credits from this web and mobile app development certificate stack into DeVry’s Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development with a specialization in Web and Mobile Application Development.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development 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.


What You'll Learn

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

  • database systems icon
    Database Systems
    Program and manage large data systems.
  • analytical skills icon
    Analytical Skills
    Analyze numerical data.
  • coding icon
    Scripting and writing components of an application or program.
  • web application design icon
    Web Application Design
    Design web-based applications.
  • problem solving icon
    Problem Solving
    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
  • mobile application design icon
    Mobile Application Design
    Design mobile device applications.
  • programming icon
    Solve technical problems using an algorithmic approach, basic programming and coding methods.
  • digital devices icon
    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.
  • mobile programming icon
    Mobile Programming
    Program and secure mobile devices.
  • operating systems icon
    Operating Systems
    Install and configure operating systems using Command Line Interface (CLI).

Prepare for Industry Certifications

DeVry is committed to helping students develop the skills and competencies aligned with industry-recognized certifications. DeVry’s Certificate in Web and Mobile Application Development will help prepare you to sit for the following certification exams:

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • Microsoft Technical Associate – Python

Career Opportunities

When you pursue a career in web and mobile app development you are joining an in-demand field according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - employment of software developers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2019 to 2029, which is faster than the average for all occupations.2 Graduates of DeVry’s Web and Mobile Application Development Certificate can explore careers including:

  • Software Application Developer

  • Web Developer

  • Mobile App Developer

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

CIS170C Programming with Lab
CIS247C Object-Oriented Programming with Lab
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

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 level2

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.

Academic Catalog

Download PDF

Program Overview

Download PDF

Academic Catalog

Download PDF

Program Overview

Download PDF

Related Programs

1The IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
2The 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.