Applications Development – Coding and Design

Apple app developers specialize in building software programs (apps) for iOS mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads, and macOS devices using Swift in Xcode. They may also test, debug, or update existing apps.

Apple Application Developer skills:

  • Use Swift in Xcode to create software applications for iOS and macOS devices
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Ability to stay on task, meet deadlines, work on teams, and communicate effectively with clients and coworkers
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Applications Development – Coding and Design Certificates and Degree

Applications Development awards were designed to stack. Start by earning your Occupational Skills Award in as little as one semester as a full-time student. Continue on to earn a certificate in Applications Development, in as little as one year, then complete your Applications Development – Design and Coding AAS degree.

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Occupational Skills Award (OSA)

Computer Programming OSA features four introductory courses in computing, programming, and networking
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Applications Development – Coding and Design Level 1 Certificate

Programming, Swift in Xcode, and user interface design

Applications Development – Swift Level 1 Certificate

Programming, Swift in Xcode, and user interface design

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Applications Development – Coding and Design Level 2 Certificate

Advanced courses in programming, Swift in Xcode, and user interface design

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Applications Development – Coding and Design, AAS Degree

Degree designed to prepare students for an entry level job as an app developer using Swift

Program Maps

Program maps are guided pathways that tell you what courses you need to take, and when, to earn your certificate or degree. Below are links to programs maps for the certificates and degrees in Applications Development Coding and Design.

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