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The Software development program prepares students to develop, test and maintain the software applications that people use everyday with their computers and other technical devices. The coursework involves a combination or practical programming techniques and problem-solving skills. This program prepares students to start a career in the fast changing world of information technology with practical knowledge and skills for an entry-level position in software development.

Our Graduates

Students who graduate from our program are able to transfer to a four-year university or enter the workforce directly. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Software Development will give you the knowledge and skills for career entry or advancement in a current job. Some examples of possible careers include Applications Developer, Systems Programmer, Web Developer and Webmaster.

*Salary listed represent earnings once a student transfers and earns a bachelor's degree.

Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees above. A summary of our offerings is below.

Certificates

Java Application Development
(15 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Java Application Development - Online
(15 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Web Application Development
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Web Application Development - Online 
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Technical Certificate
(32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Technical Certificate - Online
(32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Degrees

Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Applied Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Science - Online
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)


NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.

Program Outcomes

Program Locations

The Software Development program is offered at the Ivy Tech campuses above.