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Mobile App Developer Diploma

Next program start dates:
Monday, October 5, 2020
Monday, November 2, 2020
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Interactive Learning
Students and teachers interact frequently to provide a more inviting learning environment
Laser Focused Program
Course is concentrated on mobile app development unlike other programs
Future-Focused Program
The demand for highly-educated and trained application developers is growing

Mobile App Developer Diploma


40 Weeks 36 In-Class 4 Practicum


Calgary Campus


Online Classroom Blended



Mobile App Developer Diploma

Program Overview

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Mobile App Developer Diploma Summary

Students of the Mobile App Developer Diploma at ABM College are uniquely and thoroughly prepared for a variety of careers in modern application development. Students learn how to create and build multi-platform apps using Java and Xcode development environments. They will also learn HTML5 and CSS3 to adjust the apps for desktop friendly versions. Students end the program with a four-week practicum, which gives them real world experience to enter the industry ready for a new career.

Mobile App Developer Diploma Description

The ABM College Mobile App Developer Diploma program teaches students how to create functional and beautiful applications for mobile devices. Students will learn all of the back end software used in the industry to create apps for Android, iOS and Windows devices. The skills students gain in this course allows them to freelance as app developers, or work for an employer to develop specific apps.

Mobile app developers find employment by various employers including Android and iOS app and platform development companies, software companies, the entertainment industry, financial services and retailers. They would be needed by any business that operates an online web service and would want to create an in-house app. Graduates can also freelance for businesses, agencies, and companies creating multi-platform apps.

Career Opportunities

  • Android App Developer
  • iOS App Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Front-End Developer

Salary Range

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Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

Students must meet ONE of these criteria: Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum score of 65% in English 30-1 on verified transcript -OR- General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), plus minimum score of 65% in English 30-1 or equivalent, successful interview with ABM College Administration, and if student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test (Accuplacer)

Mature Admission

Students must meet ALL of these criteria: 1. At least 18 years of age prior to admission (BC residents must be 19 years of age) 2. Score of 20 or higher on Entrance Exam (Scholastic Wonderlic) 3. Successful interview with ABM College Administration 4. If student’s first language is not English, Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 with SLE Language Evaluation Test (Accuplacer)

Teaching level is one of its kind, and ABM College helped me a lot during my course.

Sandeep Deepak Chand

Course Components

1. iOS Development Using Swift

Course Description: Students learn how to create mobile apps for iOS mobile devices using Apple's new Swift programming language and Xcode development environment, with weekly programming labs.

2. Android Development Using Java

Course Description: Students begin to develop apps for the Android mobile devices. Students will learn how to use Java programming to create the apps.

3. Database Design

Course Description: Students learn how to manage information in an enterprise. They will learn SQL to define data structures and modify it using rational database management system (RDBMS).

4. Mobile Web: Cross-Platform Development

Course Description: Students gain the skills to develop web-based apps that can be used across all platforms including desktops and mobile devices. They will learn HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for coding the apps.

5. Programming: Hands-on iOS Development

Course Description: This module is a deeper study of the iOS platform and focuses on the different APIs such as, location, data management, networking and internet, wearable technology, and game development.

6. Mobile Web: PHP & MySQL

Course Description: Students begin to use sever-side scripting to create dynamic web apps. They will learn MVC, PHP and MySQL to be able to program advanced apps.

7. Mobile Infrastructure: Introduction to Enterprise

Course Description: In this course, students will learn about cloud computing and its impact on mobile devices and vice versa.

8. Project Management

Course Description: Students learn how to manage projects and lead a team. They will gain skills to propose, plan, secure resources, budget, and lead project teams to successful completions of projects.

10. Resume Writing & Professional Skills

Course Description: Students work with a professional career counsellor to develop and optimize a professional resume to put forward for employers. Additional support in job searching, interview techniques, and other career transition skills are offered to ensure students have the best possible work prospects.

Optional - Business Communication

Course Description: This course helps students explore and understand the role of communication in professional business settings. Attention is given to workplace culture, interpersonal and team communication, technology, professional presentations, research, meetings, and professional writing grounded in communication and business theory.

9. Practicum

Course Description: Students gain practical and hands-on experience to apply the knowledge and skills learned in class to real-world experiences in a professional capacity.

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