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.

Contact (815) 455-8732 with specific questions about this program.

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,791

Credit Hours to Complete: 18

Weeks to Complete: 64


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

Total Android Development Certificate Costs
Cost in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,007 $6,494 $8,504 $8,504
Additional Costs $784 $784 $784 $784
Program Total $2,791 $7,278 $9,288 $9,288

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.

Typical Jobs

  • Software developer
  • Web developer
  • User Interface developer

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.

Outside of the Classroom

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.