Mobile App Development - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-112

Program Description


Prepares students for an entry-level position or entrepreneurial venture as a mobile application (app) developer. Students develop a marketable skill-set in designing, programming, testing and marketing mobile applications using the latest technologies, such as Kotlin and Swift. The Mobile App Development certificate consists of five courses designed to be completed within one year. Software and mobile development are consistently ranked as the among the best careers in the country with regional economic data indicating a 20 to 1 ratio of job openings to IT graduates.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Design and develop software programs using object-oriented languages
  2. Design and develop mobile applications
  3. Design and develop client and web database-backed applications
  4. Utilize data structures in software applications
Career Opportunities

Mobile app developer
Software developer
Application Developer

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.