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Mobile App
Development – Android

An ‘APP’solutely great career path!

By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to create fully functional, polished Android apps that can be published on the Google Play Store and used by millions of people worldwide.

Student Reviews

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Joseph Crockett
“It’s really cool to be able to say that I created...
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Joseph Crockett
“It’s really cool to be able to say that I created an app and everything in the app, the class really has taught us how to create the real deal.”
Joseph Crockett
Joseph Crockett
Aris Gonzales
“I think the most exciting thing about the course is that...
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Aris Gonzales
“I think the most exciting thing about the course is that everything is up to date. We have the latest technologies and when any news conference or big announcement comes out we’re always watching it. So it’s always like we’re on the front end of technology.”
Aris Gonzales
Aris Gonzales
Camden Gardner
“Our instructors really know what they're talking about. It makes me very confident about...
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Camden Gardner
“Our instructors really know what they're talking about. It makes me very confident about what we are learning and discussing in class.”
Camden Gardner
Camden Gardner
Jake Starkey
“The most fun part about this is learning real use applications...
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Jake Starkey
“The most fun part about this is learning real use applications of the stuff that we’re actually going through. This material is going to be the actual knowledge and techniques that we’re going to use in the real world after this.”
Forrest Arnold
“It’s taught me how to make stuff and be able to...
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Forrest Arnold
“It’s taught me how to make stuff and be able to put it on the phone. I like how our instructors showed us how to combine coding and design.”
Forrest Arnold
Forrest Arnold

Program Overview

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ACCREDITED MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT – Android PROGRAM

Do you enjoy problem-solving and finding efficient solutions to technical challenges? Have you wanted to learn coding? Are you ready to turn your creative ideas into a functional mobile application? If this resonates with you, the Mobile App Development program could be an excellent fit.

As a student of this program, you will:

    • Learn about current technology, and even future technologies
    • Learn the basics of graphic design
    • Develop apps for Android using Kotlin, XML layouts, and Android Jetpack components.
    • Understand Android app architecture, user interface design, and Google’s other tools.

ATTAINABLE CERTIFICATES INCLUDE:

  • Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate

    This program prepares you for CAREERS such as:

    • Application Developer – Median Income $127k year, with top earners at $198k year.*
    • Database Administrators – Median Income $99k year, with top earners at $153k year.*
    • Software Developer – Median Income $127k year, with top earners at $198k year.*

    *Source: careeronestop.org

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $3,502.67

    SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS AVAILABLE

    Program Length:

    12 Months

    Credit Hours

    30

    High School: Open to Juniors & Seniors. Tuition is waived for high school students, however they are still responsible for course fees, textbooks and additional costs.

    Upcoming start dates:

    August 12, 2024 | 9:00am – 1:00pm | Mon – Fri

    January 7, 2025 | 9:00am – 1:00pm | Mon – Fri

    Need more information?

    435.674.8400

    Courses

    what you’ll learn

    Mobile App Development – Android

    Through a dynamic curriculum, you’ll master the fundamentals of Java and Kotlin programming languages, unravel the intricacies of Android app architecture, and craft captivating user interfaces using tools like Android Studio and Jetpack Compose.

    Guided by experienced instructors, you’ll unravel the mysteries of data management, exploring how to harness databases and APIs to fuel your app’s functionality. You’ll gain insights into testing, debugging, and optimizing app performance, ensuring your creations run seamlessly. You’ll also be ready to unleash your own apps into the Google Play store, with a strong understanding of Android development techniques and a solid grasp of user experience principles. You will also get an Accredited Dixie Technical College Certification.

    Term 1

    CORE COURSES (14 CREDIT HOURS)

    MAPP 1100: Programming Fundamentals with Kotlin 4 credit hours

    MAPP 1110: Intro to Android Development  4 credit hours

    MAPP 1115: Android App Development with Jetpack Compose  4 credit hours

    MAPP 1120: Digital Design Fundamentals  2 credit hours

    Term 2

    ADVANCED COURSES (16 CREDIT HOURS)

    MAPP 2100: Intermediate Android App Development with Jetpack Compose – 4 credit hours

    MAPP 2110: Advanced Android App Development with Jetpack Compose – 4 credit hours

    MAPP 2115: Career Success – 2 credit hours

    MAPP 2120: Capstone Prototyping – 2 credit hours

    MAPP 2125: Android Capstone Project – 4 credit hours

    COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION

    Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:

    Council on Occupational Education
    7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    Telephone:770-396-3898 Fax:770-396-3790
    council.org

    Tuition & Course Fees

    Cost overview

    Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable

    Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.

    Tuition is waived for High-School students, however they are still responsible for course fees and additional costs.

    Term:
    Tuition:
    Course Fees:
    Total Tuition & Course Fees:
    Total Cost:
    $3,150.00
    $352.67
    $3,502.67

    Tuition, fees and other costs are subject to change without notice.

    Computer Requirements:
    You are required to work on a personal MacBook. If you already have one, you are welcome to bring it for class. We require that it features an M1 chip or a more advanced processor. Below, you’ll find two computer models recommended by the instructors. However, you also have the option to purchase a pre-owned or refurbished computer.

    Macbook Air M1 | $1,259

    16GB ram | 512 GB Storage | M1 processor

    16" Macbook M3 Pro | $2,229

    18GB ram | 512 GB Storage | M3 Pro processor

    If you have questions about purchasing a computer please contact us.

     

    Total Tuition and Course Fees:

    $3,502.67

    Additional Costs:

    $219 -Apple Care (3 years)*

    *Optional

    Need help paying for college?

    Learn about Scholarships and Grants and how to apply for Financial Aid by using the links below.

    Start dates & times

    cohort start dates

    upcoming start dates and class times for this program
    Class Days:
    Class Hours:
    August 12, 2024
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    January 7, 2025
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Program cohorts are open until filled. Once a cohort is filled, applicants will be considered for the next start date.

    Program Length:

    12 Months

    Admissions Process
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    BEGIN AN APPLICATION

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    Professional Goal Statement

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    Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements

    Accuplacer Qualifying Scores:

    Math – 255

    Reading – 245

    English – 245

    ACT Qualifying scores:

    Math – 16

    Reading – 15

    English – 15

    SAT Qualifying scores:

    Math – 430

    ERW – 290

    Accuplacer may be waived with proof of:

    • Equivalent ACT/SAT scores taken within the past 5 years.
    • College classes (MATH 900 or above and ENGLISH 1000 or above) with a ‘B-‘ grade or above taken within the past 5 years.
    • Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree.

    Cost of Accuplacer test: $15

     

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    Education Verification

    Provide a copy of one of the following: High School Diploma, High School Transcript showing graduation date, GED, Associate’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree. 

    High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results. 

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    One Reference from a non-relative

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    Application fee

    $0 for in-state applicants and $10 for out-of-state applicants.

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    Application Review

    After successfully completing and submitting the above requirements, the College will perform an application review. Students will be emailed regarding thier acceptance status.

    To get started on these requirements begin an application.

    career pathways

    what you can become

    discover  possible career paths for this program

    Application Developer

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    Software Developer

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    Database Administrator

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    Mobile App Development Industry Partners

    Dixie Technical College’s OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.

    Industry Expert Instructors

    Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of Mobile App Developers.

    Brad Campbell

    As a computer science graduate who has started multiple companies, Brad Campbell enjoys teaching programming and watching students unlock their potential to change the world.

     

    Lukas Simonson

    As a Mobile App Development graduate turned instructor, Lukas Simonson loves teaching students and learning from their unique solutions to programming challenges.

     

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