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Employers urgently need savvy software developers and programmers to help them design, build, and debug their tech products. You can join this exciting, growing career field with the right online software and mobile app development degree at IU.

This program will give you confidence and capabilities in some of computing’s most innovative and exciting areas, including mobile app development and human–computer interfaces. You’ll gain skills needed in today’s job market, such as programming and software development, applications development, user-interaction design, software testing and security, and systems analysis.


Completing your Software and Mobile Applications Development degree could help you launch several kinds of careers, such as:

  • Software developer
  • Software engineer
  • Mobile app developer
  • Web developer
  • IT entrepreneur


Independence University is conveniently located in Ogden, Utah. You will enjoy easy parking, friendly local faculty and staff, and modern, comfortable buildings with smaller, personalized classes.

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During your Software and Mobile Applications Development program, you’ll learn skills and concepts such as:

  • Programming languages and technologies
  • Database programming
  • Web server programming
  • Mobile applications development
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Software security
  • Operating systems
  • Webpage programming
  • Software solutions
  • Computer servicing
  • Workstation administration
  • Entrepreneurship

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's Bachelor of Science in Software and Mobile Applications Development, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online and on-campus degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.


Improve your career at a faster rate than at a traditional college. A degree program in Software and Mobile Applications Development could be perfect for you. Getting your degree online is more flexible and convenient than face to face because you can complete your coursework at any time of day and from almost anywhere. If you feel like you'd do better in a classroom environment, we also offer this program on our Utah campus, with small class sizes and instructors with experience in this field. With your degree from Independence University (IU), you could gain the skills needed for a career in mobile app development.

New devices to help you learn

As a student in Software and Mobile Applications Development, you’ll need an up-to-date computer at home, loaded with the right software. IU makes it easy for you by sending you a new laptop to use during your program, preloaded with the software you’ll need. There's no additional fee for your laptop, and you can keep it after graduation.

Your supportive learning environment

If you choose the online version of this program, your courses will come in four-week modules so you can concentrate on one Software and Mobile Applications Development course at a time. You’ll participate online in weekly assignments, assessments, and discussion boards. To keep yourself focused in the course, you'll also complete daily online checkpoints, such as reading and responding to an article about app-building software. Much remains the same for the on-campus version, only you'll be meeting in a classroom rather than entirely online.

During your degree program, you’ll learn the skills needed for a possible career in developing desktop, web, and mobile applications. You’ll study several programming languages and other areas of software and mobile applications development, including how to:

  • Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs
  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions
  • Design or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency and user experience
  • Analyze and design databases, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team

You’ll take many dynamic courses as part of your degree, including the following:

  • Programming Logic and Design
  • User Interaction Design
  • Software Testing
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Mobile Applications Development
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Management Principles
  • Professional Development

When you need assistance during your degree program at IU, your instructors and tutors are standing by to provide one-on-one support. IU is committed to helping you succeed as a future professional in the world of software and mobile applications development.

What to expect in this career

As a graduate of IU’s Software and Mobile Applications Development degree program, you can seek entry-level to mid-level positions as a software engineer, software developer, web developer, mobile applications developer, computer programmer, project manager, database administrator, or data analyst. You could also pursue a career as an entrepreneur.

Independence University is a nonprofit institution, which empowers us to always put student needs first. We’ve designed your courses and tools to optimize your success. If you’re like most of our students, you’ll appreciate the flexibility of online learning. At IU, your learning experience will challenge you but also reward you as you prepare for career excellence.