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Catalog 2020-2021 
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mobile Application Developer

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Program Description

This course series prepares students for a career in mobile application development.  Learn how create applications for Android, iOS, WinPhone and PhoneGap using specialized development environments. Develop applications for iOS platform and work through the progression of skills development from installing developer tools, registering devices with Apple, and submitting an application to the App Store.  Develop applications for the Android platform utilizing the Android Software Development Kit (SDK), Android Virtual Device (AVD) and Eclipse to create mobile applications. Develop applications that include comprehensive, up-to-date best practices that strengthens code security, will resist attack and prevent information loss throughout the entire development lifecycle.

Program Outcomes

CCBC Credential:        

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

12 to 18 months 

Courses start in August, and January at CCBC Catonsville, and CCBC Essex.  Course schedules vary each semester and courses may be offered face-to-face, online or hybrid (a combination of the two).

Program Requirements

​High School Diploma or GED. Students must be computer literate, have strong computer skills, prior programming classes or background and have access to the Internet to complete assignments. 

Application Process

To apply, go to and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has potential options for waiving select courses based on previous coursework or articulated coursework from an approved curriculum. Maximum number of program hours that may be earned from prior learning: 150

Program Course Sequence

Excellent attendance is required.

Course Number

(may vary)

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs **



PCP 755

Shared with credit class CSIT 166

Introduction to Mobile Application Development 50 None


PCP 758

Shared with credit class CSIT 267

iOS Application Development 50 TBD


PCP 756

Shared with credit class CSIT 268

Android Application Development


50 TBD


PCP 757

Shared with credit class CSIT 269

Mobile Application Security 50 TBD


Course Series Totals: 200  


Additional Information

Skills for Success:
​Successful candidates must be self-motivated and independent learners, detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, the ability to take direction, and the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

Career Opportunities:​
Students qualify for Mobile Application Developers and related positions such as: iPhone Application Developer, iPad Application Developer, Android Application Developer, and Java Application Developer.

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Charles Blount | | 443-840-4221 | Catonsville | BESS | 100

Administrative Assistant:  Danielle Bennett | | 443-840-4925 | Catonsville| BESS | 100

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