Web and Mobile Development

Mobile Developer

Overview

  • More and more, mobile applications are key tools for businesses and organizations in delivering their products and services, a trend that likely will remain and thrive. 

  • Mobile app developers are the creative minds that design, test, debug, maintain and improve the software and applications we use every day.

  • After choosing the platform, or operating system, such as Google’s Android, or Apple’s iOS, the mobile app developer then selects the appropriate programming language needed to write the code for the selected platform. 

Mobile Application Development Emphasis  
Pine Technical & Community College

Mobile App Development AAS
Ridgewater College

Mobile Application Development AAS
Central Lakes College

In May 2012, the median annual wage for applications software developers was $90,060.  Source

Web Developer

Overview

  • Web developers design and create websites.  They are responsible for the look of the website, as well as the technical aspects, such as performance and capacity. 

  • Through effective design and coding, web developers strive to create websites that are visually appealing, user friendly, and easy to navigate.
  • Successful web developers will have an understanding of software programs, web applications and programming languages such as HTML and CSS, in addition to solid understanding of design principles.  

Web Development Emphasis 
Pine Technical & Community College

Web Programming A.A.S.
Ridgewater College

Web Programming Diploma 
Ridgewater College

The median annual wage for web developers was $62,500 in May 2012.  Source