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Web and Mobile Applications Development, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
The Certificate in Web and Mobile Applications Development at San Diego State University provides students with the specialized knowledge that is important in the development of web and mobile computer applications.
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Overview

Students will study and gain experience with the languages and frameworks that are most commonly used in developing these applications, with the design of user interfaces and software systems, and with associated topics such as networking, hosting infrastructure, and security.

They will also learn the fundamental principles on which these topics are based, so that they will be prepared for the new technologies that are constantly being developed.

This is an advanced academic certificate at the postbaccalaureate level. The admission requirement is a bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely related field. 

Individuals who have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field but equivalent knowledge of the background materials through work or self-study may be accepted into this program at the discretion of the program director.

The Certificate in Web and Mobile Applications Development is offered by the San Diego State University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits

    *Four courses

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Web Application Development  
  • Human Computer Interfaces
  • Programming and Scripting Languages for Web Applications
  • Advanced Web Application Development  
  • iPad/iPhone Mobile Application Development
  • Android Mobile Application Development
  • Web and Mobile Database Development

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    340 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    340 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

There are several financial aid opportunities available to students who wish to complete programs at the College of Extended Studies.

  • Workforce Development Financial Aid

More than 40 programs at the College of Extended Studies are approved by the local San Diego Workforce Partnership for free tuition. The Workforce Partnership has specific eligibility requirements to receive this funding. To determine if you qualify, visit one of the six One-Stop Career Centers in San Diego.

  • Military Spouse Financial Aid

If you are the spouse of a military person, you are eligible for free financial aid through the Military Spouse Department of Defense financial aid program. A variety of educational opportunities are available to choose from in areas such as health care, hospitality, technology, construction, and human resources.

  • Local Lending Institutions

Various local banks, credit unions, and lending institutions now offer private loan programs specifically for continuing education. Check with your local financial institution to see what types of programs may be available.

  • Company Tuition Reimbursement

Many companies and organizations have tuition reimbursement programs for their employees. Check with your human resources department to see if you qualify. Some companies will also pay for the costs up-front.

  • SDSU Student Financial Aid

If you are a matriculated SDSU student in a degree program but wish to take an extended studies course or program you may be able to qualify for SDSU financial aid.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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