Mobile Application Development

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Length of study: 
1 year
Study options: 
Campus location: 
College Drive

Get the skills you need to launch your career in the cutting-edge field of mobile app development.

Mobile devices are everywhere and are used readily in the business and personal lives of people all over the world. This field is exploding and skilled app developers are in high demand. New applications are being created daily for games, maps, medical applications, banks, media outlets – and the list goes on. Students work hands on with Blackberry, Playbooks, iPads, and Android devices.

Students have the opportunity to work with established developers while taking advantage of opportunities for paid work.


Career Opportunities

  • Mobile App Developer
  • iOS Developer
  • Air Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • PHP / MySQL Manager
  • Interface Designer
  • UX Designer

What You Learn

  • Develop for Blackberry, Apple, and Android mobile devices
  •  3D graphics, animation, rich media
  • Game development
  • Design and development
  • Web development for mobile devices
  • Marketing and distribution of apps
  • Video and audio editing
  • AIR, JAVA, iOS
Admission Requirements: 

Applicants must be a graduate of at least a two-year postsecondary program with strong academic standing. You may also apply for admission through prior learning assessment.


Semester One, Part One - Fall 2013:

MAD100 Mobile Technology

MAD105 Web Development for Mobile Devices

MAD110 Rich Media Development

MAD115 Project Management

MAD120 Media Development


Semester One, Part Two - Fall 2013:

MAD200 AIR Development

MAD205 Java Development

MAD210 RIM Project Development

MAD215 Game Development


Semester Two, Part One - Winter 2014:

MAD300 Android Development

MAD305 3D Graphics and Animation

MAD310 Rich Media and Online Services for Androids Devices

MAD315 Android Project Development


Semester Two, Part Two - Winter 2014:

MAD400 iOS Development

MAD405 Marketplace Promotion

MAD410 Apple OS

MAD415 iOS Project Development

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Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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