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Minor: System Development: Mobile Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

School of Business and Technology

Grow a Career in Mobile Application Development

Mobile technologies are growing. Take a look around—everyone is on the go and relying more on mobile experiences to keep their day going. Capella’s online bachelor’s in information technology, mobile development minor degree prepares you to design effective solutions for business’ mobile IT environments, possibly as a mobile applications developer. Our program can teach you the essentials you need to keep pace with evolving technologies by learning to create innovative mobile applications for Android™ and cross-platform deployment. 

At a Glance

  • Online 
  • FlexPath Available 
  • 8-13 General Education Courses
  • 16 Core Courses
  • 8 Minor Courses
  • 9-17 Elective Courses
  • Capstone 

Classes Start September 10th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

Admission Requirements » | $50 Application Fee

What You’ll Learn

Communicate IT Clearly

Effectively communicate IT concepts in a business environment.

Evaluate & Collaborate Support

Evaluate the effectiveness of implementing a mobile-based design through collaboration and the support of IT tools. 

Find the Mobile Solution

Design effective mobile solutions for IT business environments using Agile practices, policies, standards, and technologies.

Understand Mobile Capabilities

Troubleshoot and administer a variety of mobile-based IT business environments.  

Know IT Standards & Policies

Apply general IT standards, policies, and security practices.

Build a Safe Mobile Experience

Employ mobile application design, data storage, security, and administration concepts and technologies. 

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Get Exam-Ready

Learn CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Project+ exam info—and get the vouchers to take the exams for free. 

Engaging Coursework

Get hands-on experience with industry tools through virtual labs, interactive simulations, and innovative resources.

Stay Ahead in IT: Upskill with Skillsoft

Students will have unlimited access to Skillsoft, a comprehensive eLearning resource to help develop IT and business knowledge and skills.

Cost & Learning Formats

We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100 percent competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it.  We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1-3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$18,450$39,004* MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$354 per 1000-2000 level credit $410 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own speed, moving onto the next course when you're ready.

  • Take unlimited courses (up to two at a time) per 12-week billing session
  • 2 Capella quarter credits = 1 program point
  • Set your own deadlines, no courseroom discussions
  • Pay a flat tuition fee per session*
$14,400$24,000* ACCELERATED PACE–TYPICAL PACE
$2,400 per 12-week billing session, 90 total program points, 68 max transfer points

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees, including application fees and resource kits, are not included in this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not available for FlexPath.

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Prior Learning Assessment

Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Low-Cost Gen Ed Courses

Our learning partner, Sophia Learning, offers self-paced, online options for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements for only $329 per course.

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Sample Courses

Our online bachelor's in information technology, mobile development minor curriculum addresses planning, evaluating, designing, managing, and understanding of mobile applications in single-user and complex-enterprise environments, including Apple iOS and Android™ OS development.  

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
IT4733 Advanced Database Development
IT4772 Software Design and Modeling
IT4784 Advanced Mobile Application Development
IT4786 Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development
IT4788 Secure Mobile Application Development

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Coaches

From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Career Center

For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.

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Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online BS in Information Technology, Minor: System Development: Mobile degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Business analyst
  • Data architect
  • Database administrator
  • Information technology consultant
  • Mobile application architect
  • Mobile application developer
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • Software analyst
  • Software architect
  • Software developer/designer
  • Software engineer

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Advertising or marketing company
  • Corporation
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Public or private education organization
  • Software development company
  • Web development company

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

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