IT - Software Development Specialist

IT - Software Development Specialist

Degree Type

18-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

30-152-5

Time to Degree

1.5 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Online

On Campus

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

Software development specialists work to create and modify general computer applications and software to provide solutions to various business needs. In this program, develop a solid foundation in Java Programming, architecture and database skills. Upon completion of the diploma program, possess the skills to build stand-alone and client-server applications, including web applications.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2021 Start

  • Submit application by August 2, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021

Spring 2022 Start

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

Summer 2021 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

* The promo code is not valid for refund on a previously submitted app fee.

Questions? Visit the Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions | 262.691.5200.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

If you are an analytical, business-minded team player, and you like to look at processes from a big-picture perspective, the field of software development may be right for you. Those in this field work with others to offer product solutions, design and implement software, and provide training and support for use of these applications.

  • Mobile Application Specialist
  • Information Technology Application Specialist
  • Web Application Specialist

$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?

1

This program is designed for those with some industry or educational experience who are looking to strengthen their technical skillset.

2

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

3

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

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