Two Mobile Application Development students sitting at a desk with two monitors and a cellphone previewing an app interface

Reinvent the way mobile technology is used as a mobile app developer

Mobile Application Development Ontario College Graduate Certificate program

Learn to develop mobile applications and publish to online stores. Create mobile games and apply the principles of user experience design to develop immersive applications

Program code MDEV
Duration 1 Year
Credential Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Delivery Full-time +
Part-time

Program information

Program description

Students prepare for a career in mobile application development either as part of a team or an independent entrepreneur. By leveraging their prior software development experience, students are able to focus on the core techniques, concepts, and architectures of mobile applications. Using an applied project methodology, students learn how to resolve common mobile programming challenges while gaining tangible experience in developing mobile applications. Students also develop effective technical communication skills, as well as gain exposure to vendor standards, guidelines, and best practices.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2021 Barrie
Winter 2022 Barrie
Summer 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

What are the admission requirements for the Mobile Application Development program?

Mobile Application Development admission requirements

Post-secondary diploma or degree with a focus in computer studies, or equivalent work experience in software development.

Selection Process

Applicants may be asked to submit a current resume and a letter of interest to the Program Coordinator in order to assess their prior academic and experiential learning.

Admission details

To be successful in this program you are required to provide your own Apple Mac notebook computer prior to the start of the program. Your computer should have at least 8GB of memory, 256GB of disk space, and capable of running OSX version 10.13 (High Sierra) or better.

What career paths can I take as a mobile app developer?

Your Mobile Application Development graduate certificate gives you many career opportunities

Graduates of the Mobile Application Development program will be prepared to work independently, or as a member of a team creating, designing, and coding mobile applications using a multitude of programming languages on a variety of mobile platforms.

Flex MORE. Study Mobile Application Development part-time

Benefits of studying part-time:

What courses are included in the Mobile Application Development graduate certificate program?

Course overview

14 Program Courses

 Graduation Eligibility

To graduate from this program, a student must attain a minimum of 60% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester and to graduate is 60%.

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Mobile Application Development program outline.

  • MDEV 1000 – Application Design and Interfaces
  • MDEV 1001 – Mobile Data Management
  • MDEV 1002 – Entrepreneurship for Mobile Development
  • MDEV 1006 – Introduction to iOS Development
  • MDEV 1008 – Introduction to Android Development
  • MDEV 1012 – Mobile App Portfolio 1
  • MDEV 1014 – Cross-platform Development 1

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