Mobile App Developer program

Program Description

The Mobile App Developer 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 Andriod 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. As a graduate, students can also freelance for businesses and companies creating multi-platform apps. 

Workplace Settings

  • iOS developer
  • Android developer
  • Front end developer
  • Software developer
mobile developer salary

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Next Program Start Dates:  May 4

36 Weeks In Class Train | 780 Hours

4 Week Practicum | 160 Hours


Mobile App Development

40 Weeks

Course Duration


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Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

Students must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent OR
  • General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D) and ALL of the following criteria:
  • Successful interview with school administration
  • Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 if students' first language is not English

Mature Admission

Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Successful result on Wonderlic test with passing score of 20
  • Successful interview with school administration
  • Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 if students' first language is not English

Who Should Enrol?

If you are an individual who is passionate about mobile app development then this course is for you!

For further information about our Mobile Application Development Diploma program please contact an ABM College admissions counsellor.

Course Components

Course Description: Students will 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. 

Course Description: In this module, students will develop apps for the Android mobile devices. Students will learn how to use Java programming to create the apps. 

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

Course Description: Students will 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. 

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. 

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.

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

Course Description: Students will 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. 

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