Mobile Applications Development
Create innovative mobile applications. Gain hands-on experience through a curriculum that mirrors a real production environment. Learn from professional instructors who work in the mobile apps industry. Learn to create the mobile applications that you want to use.
The Mobile Applications Certificate Program at UCSD Extension, Digital Arts Center is an advanced training program for smartphone application enthusiasts and industry professionals seeking opportunities to expand their design, programming and software development skills into the world of mobile application development. The Mobile Application industry offers extensive opportunities for developers.
The mobile application development certificate program is designed to provide students comprehensive training in programming, interface design and interaction design. Students produce a complete mobile application for mobile devices including iOS and Android based smartphones.
The educational experience is enhanced by the environment of professional training in which students work directly with their instructors (practicing mobile application developers) to conceive individual and group concepts for mobile applications and execute the prototypes in a team-based or individual setting.
Mobile applications have infiltrated virtually every area of our lives both personally and professionally. Today's 3 billion mobile phone users outnumber both internet users and land-line owners. Mobile applications range from giving access to a specific database to complete web access. Mobile applications help us streamline and organize our lives with a touch of a screen. Apps can provide a wide range of services from educational to informational, and social to recreational, helping us to navigate our lives as well as our surroundings.
This one year certificate program enables students to apply their unique skills to a variety of mediums:
- Mobile Application Design
- Logical Delivery of Information Flow
- Interface Design
- Coding iOS/Android
- Convenient pre-set, 12 month class schedule
- Career focused mobile apps education in San Diego
- Small class sizes with motivated students who share your interest in mobile application development
- Individualized instruction from professionals within the mobile application industry
- Tuition locked in for one year
- UC San Diego Extension professional certificate in mobile application development awarded upon successful completion
- Own and be trained on all of your own industry preferred hardware & software
- Gain hands-on experience allowing you to immediately apply your new skills
- Create a complete mobile application or a prototype of a mobile application
We believe your education experience is greatly enhanced when you and your peers have unlimited access to your own licenses of the media design software and your own computer. Check with the program manager for details on book/software versions pertaining specifically to each program.