Program Description

Mobile application development is quickly evolving and growing to meet the demand of today’s marketplace. The Mobile Application & Design Development Ontario College Graduate Certificate program will allow students the opportunity to develop a wide variety of skills in applications for mobile and tablet devices. Curriculum focuses on mobile application development topics, and becomes increasingly in-depth to allow students to develop the skills employers demand.

Initial curriculum focuses on platform-based development including iOS and Android applications. Various client-side development tools are introduced such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, as well as server-side programming to complement mobile application development. The focus will be on open source development based on PHP and MySQL.

In the second term, curriculum is based on various applied courses and team projects to ensure the continued development of critical skills in publishing their native, game and cross-platform mobile applications on both the App Store and Android Market. The third term curriculum focuses on user-experience design, web security, online mobile marketing, user interface design and native smartphone application development utilizing the latest standard web technologies. To synthesize all student learning outcomes, the co-op work term or the applied project provides the components necessary to improve graduate employability competencies.

In this program, graduates develop their problem solving skills to analyze business requirements and design, develop and implement real-life mobile applications. In addition, students expand their business and communication skills through participating in collaborative team projects.


Co-op Term

In the fourth term (semester) of the program there are no courses to take. Instead, students have the opportunity to work. This co-op term is part or the program curriculm and is mandatory to complete in order to graduate.


Co-op benefits:

Hands-on, related experience you gain during your co-op term.

The experience you gain may help you secure a full-time job after graduation and help you develop contacts in your profession
You may receive a salary while working
Students do not have to pay for the fourth term. Student only pay for 3 terms of courses.


Potential Graduate Career Opportunities

Graduates may expect a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities that are both challenging and dynamic in nature. Courses in the program prepare graduates for careers such as iOS programmers, Android programmers, mobile application developers, software developers, computer programmers, programmer analysts, database developers, database specialists.


Memorial University


St. John’s, Newfoundland


Master's Degree


2 Anos

Datas de início


Custo estimado CDN

$29.000 programa completo

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