Mobile Product Development Program Overview

The Mobile Product Development Specialist certificate is designed to be completed over three quarters. Prerequisites include either a degree in programming or website development. Classes in this program provide expertise in mobile application programming, small business management, design, and social marketing.

Certificate, Three Quarters

  • Students will begin the program in winter quarter.
  • Mobile may be a good fit for you if you enjoy programming and are interested in learning the business side of product development.
  • Areas of study include programming, business, product development, and design.
  • Job titles include Product Manager, Technical Lead, Technical Consultant, Application Integration Analyst, and Applications Developer.

Career Opportunities

Despite the recent economic downturn, the information technology field is evolving and expanding faster than any other sector of the economy. All job titles and related fields listed above show a much faster than average projected growth (2008–2018) of 20% or higher nationwide. There is a critical shortage of qualified IT professionals, and excellent opportunities exist with both large and small companies and in the public sector.

Students completing the Mobile Product Development Specialist Certificate will be prepared for positions in the software industry such as project manager, product manager, technical lead, technical consultant, application integration analyst, and applications developer. Hiring managers at F5 Networks, Microsoft and Boeing have all indicated interest in hiring junior–level project managers with the skill set outlined in this certificate.

Contact Information

Mobile Product Development Specialist
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, Room BE3176
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.3150 206.934.3150

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