The Mobile Development Program introduces the fundamental concepts of mobile applications, providing comprehensive coverage of both client-side development. Students will receive the skills and knowledge to build engaging, interactive user experiences on mobile as an iOS developer.

Classroom lecture and hands-on instructions will be provided by full-time industry professionals. Students will gain invaluable knowledge and experience developing with Cocoa Touch, UIKit, Swift, and other fundamental frameworks. Throughout the program, students will complete a series of professional portfolio projects that they can showcase for potential employers when seeking employment.

After 9 months of classroom instruction, students are placed with a company for 240 hours of an unpaid externship. The externship is an extension of the classroom learning where students are required to complete 240 hours either through a full-time (38-40 hours per week) or part-time (18-20 hrs per week) schedule. By the end of this course, students will have knowledge, confidence, and skills to be entry-level to junior-level iOS developers in today’s job market.

Certificates and Licensures

MTECH Program Certificate in Mobile Development

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors only.

  Registration Availability: This program requires an application process and approval prior to registration. Applications will be available starting April 1st. You must submit your application for the Fall section between May 15 and June 15. For the Spring section you must submit your appliation between October 15 and November 15. Late applications will not be processed. The Application and details can be found below.

  Program Length: 900 Hours or approximately 11-13 months.

  Times: Mornings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: Lehi Trades and Tech Building.

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

  Articulation Agreements:Up to 30 credit hours towards AAS Technology Management from UVU or towards AAS General Technology from USU or 15 credit hours towards Information Systems Technology from UVU

UVU Course to course articulations: 
  • INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IST
  • INFO 2200 Computer Programming II for IST
  • INFO 4420 Mobile Applications Development
  • INFO 459R Current Topics
  • INFO 481R Internship

Prerequisites

  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

Schedule

Session Location Rm Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Fall 2020 Lehi Trades and Tech 307 8/18/20 Open 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F
Spring 2021 Lehi Trades and Tech 315 1/4/2021 Open 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F


Note: This program is a HYBRID program. Students attend class Monday through Friday. Students will be assigned hybrid assignments to complete outside of class.

EXTERNSHIP: An externship of 240 hours is required after 660 hours of classroom instruction. Students are encouraged to find their own externship site, however, MTECH can help if needed.

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Facilities Fee $50.00  
Tuition $1,890.00  
total: $1,980.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
OPTION 1 Program Fees
(PRE-APPROVAL REQUIRED)
$1,100.00

Option 1: To be eligible for this fee, students must have their own Apple device that meets these specifications: 8 GB Memory; 128 GB SSD; USB or HDMI Ports.
Students must produce their device and have the Mobile Development Coordinator test and approve their device in order to obtain permission for the reduced fee.

OPTION 2 Program Fees
(MacBook Pro 13.3')
$2,300.00 Option 2: program fees include 13.3″ MacBook Pro (1.4 GHz quad-core 8th generation i5 processor, 8GB memory, 128GB storage).
OPTION 3 Program Fees
(MacBook Pro 16')
$3,300.00 Option 3: program fees include 16″ MacBook Pro ( 2.6 GHz 6-core 9th generation i7 processor, 16GB memory, 512GB storage).
total: See Option Totals

Option 1: $3,080.00

Option 2: $4,280.00

Option 3: $5,286.30

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