Web and mobile applications development

Undergraduate certificate University of Missouri-Columbia
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Overview

Do you want to learn to solve problems using web and mobile technology? With the rapid advancement of these technologies, there is a high demand for web and mobile application developers. 

The online undergraduate certificate in web and mobile applications development provides practical, hands-on training and in-demand skills. Graduates will experience the complete process of developing web and mobile applications — from environment configuration, design, implementation and debugging to deployment.

This program is designed for individuals:

  • Seeking entry-level career opportunities in web/mobile app development;
  • Working in IT or software development who are seeking career advancement;
  • Working in IT or web/mobile applications who need to keep their skills up to date or meet professional requirements.

Quick facts

Official name

Undergraduate certificate in web and mobile applications development

Campus

University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Undergraduate certificate

Academic home

College of Engineering | Department of Information Technology

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

12

Estimated cost

$7,099.20

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Graduates will be employable as mobile/web app developers, product managers, and project managers with experience working in multiple platforms that are in high demand.

Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
10.71%
employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$92,000
median salary

Program structure

The online undergraduate certificate in web and mobile applications development is 100% online: no campus visits required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes per semester and finish the program in one year.

Course work includes

  • Software engineering
  • Web application development
  • iOS app development
  • Android app development
  • Object oriented programming
  • Database systems & application
  • C#/.NET development

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 year

Typical course load

2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Faculty spotlight

Fang Wang

Before joining MU, Fang Wang worked as a senior software engineer in research and development at Ansys Inc. Prior to that, she worked for six years as a senior device modeling and characterization engineer at Motorola Inc. and Freescale Semicondutor Inc. Her research interests include simulation software development, virtual reality/augmented reality applications, mobile app development and image processing.

Fang Wang, PhD
Assistant Teaching Professor
Dale Musser

Dale Musser was previously a faculty member in Network Learning Systems in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri and a manager of entertainment and educational software development at IBM in Atlanta. His research and development work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Education. He was a co-founder of MU’s Center for Technology Innovations in Education.

Dale Musser
Associate Teaching Professor
Nickolas Wergeles

Nickolas Wergeles works in the IT Program and teaches courses such as CS/IT 2830, CS3330, and CS/IT 4830/7830. He has published several papers in international conferences on Robotics and AI, Machine Learning, and Mobile/Cloud Application Development and has started many companies, his own called Streamline Technology Company and co-founded TigerAware. Wergeles has over 10+ years of industry experience and worked as a researcher for the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and the University of Central Missouri.

Nickolas Wergeles
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Information Technology