2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Mobile Application Development Certificate

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Associate Dean:
Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, rywillia@syr.edu
Program Director:
Steve Wallace, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, swalla02@syr.edu
Program Questions, contact the College of Professional Studies at 315-443-9378, or email parttime@syr.edu


Mobile application development is a rapidly growing field. Technologies such as mobile gaming, machine learning, biometrics, and more rely on mobile application developers. This certificate will prepare you to develop an application for both Android or iOS operating systems. Students will go through the development process and build their own applications from the ground up. There will also be an opportunity to use the Android Software Development Kit and Apple’s XCode for creating mobile applications that can be brought to the mobile marketplace. Programming experience in object-oriented programming languages like C, Java, or C# is not required but can be beneficial.


30 college credits.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Design a system, component, or process to meet desired outcomes within realistic constraints.

2. Analyze and evaluate programming applications to ensure they are accurate, efficient, and meet required outcomes.

3. Exhibit the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems.


15 Credits

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