About the Android Development Certificate

Android and iOS mobile platforms make up 96 percent of the smartphone operating system market, so understanding the fundamentals of programming in the Android Studio development environment is essential to most mobile application developers. Explore core Java concepts and language fundamentals as they apply to Android application development plus learn debugging, version control, and object-oriented programming while earning your Android Development Certificate.

Apply the credits from your Android Development Certificate, iOS Development, and Programming Fundamentals certificates toward your Mobile Design and Development AAS degree.

Total Cost of Android Development Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,717.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 18

Weeks to Complete: 64

Android Development Certificate Requirements

What makes MCC's Android Development Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

  • MCC has gathered an advisory team of business leaders to guide development of this program to ensure that the curriculum prepares you for today's job market.
  • By offering critical-thinking exercises, presentations and real-world experience, we help you develop the necessary technical and soft skills employers are looking for.
  • The program’s labs run the latest software for both Android and iOS devices.

In addition to the Android Development Certificate, we offer these related programs:

What you need to know about getting your Android Development Certificate (CIP 11.0202 )

Total Android Development Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,980.00 $6,807.00 $8,459.00 $8,459.00
Additional Android Development Certificate Costs $737.00 $737.00 $737.00 $737.00
Program Total $2,717.00 $7,544.00 $9,196.00 $9,196.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Android Development Certificate?

  • Software developer
  • Web developer
  • User Interface developer
Occupations that Android Development Certificate prepares you for
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How will MCC's Android Development Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

  • The program includes internships and job shadowing. Department chairs maintain a good relationship with area recruiters and industry partners who specialize in mobile development and are members of the advisory panel.

By the Numbers:

  • Salary Range: According to payscale.com, entry-level Android Software Developers earn an average salary of $75,376 per year.
  • Job Outlook: employment of software developers is projected to grow 17 percent through 2024

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