IT - Mobile Programmer

IT - Mobile Programmer

Degree Type

27-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code


Time to Degree

1.5 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn




Mobile programmers develop and program mobile applications and games. Gain valuable technical skills to design and create mobile applications for Android and iOS devices, as well as web-based applications for any mobile device with a browser. This program is designed for those with some industry/educational experience who are looking to strengthen their skill set.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2022 Start

  • Submit application by August 1, 2022
  • Complete checklist items by August 8, 2022

Spring 2022 Start

  • Submit application by January 3, 2022
  • Complete checklist items by January 10, 2022

Summer 2022 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any laptop with at least 16GB memory and 500GB disk space
  • 24""+ external monitor (recommended)

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript.
  • Complete placement assessment (Math only).
    • High school GPA of 2.60 or higher cannot satisfy the math requirement for this program.

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Admissions Advisor.


Program Details

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If you have an appetite for learning and are interested in exploring new technologies, a career as a mobile programmer may be for you. Mobile programmers need to have a keen understanding of their audience so they know how their products will be used. They have great time management skills, are strong communicators, and are patient – yet persistent.

  • Mobile Application Programmer
  • App Developer
  • Mobile Software Developer
  • Application Support Developer

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

$35,600 - $70,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?


The majority of courses within the Mobile Programmer technical diploma can be applied to the IT - Web and Software Developer associate degree program.


Local and national competitions allow you to demonstrate competencies and engage with students from other colleges and universities.


The IT Student Center provides IT students with a wealth of resources to practice their skills, complete group projects and work with mentors.

IT - Mobile Programmer

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