Software Development

There is currently a high demand for software developers with a projected 22.8-percent employment growth for software developers between 2012 and 2022 and there is no shortage of employment opportunities in a variety of industries such as computer systems design, electronic product manufacturing, finance, web-based systems, and network security. The certificate in Software Development prepares students to be able to design and implement software systems using an object-oriented language such as Java; identify and apply appropriate design patterns and software development processes to develop software systems; review and assess software designs and software systems for quality, cist, reliability, complexity, and performance; and design and implement distributed software systems deployed over a web-based and cloud-based environment.

(CIP 11.0202)