Information Technology: Web and Mobile Application Development

CampusStart Date
MonctonSeptember 2018

Program Overview

Web and Mobile App Developers make life easier and more entertaining. They work in creative environments with the latest technology and equipment. You’ll learn how to design, build, and deploy enterprise internet/intranet and mobile based applications that can be implemented in areas such as e-commerce, business management, client maintenance and employee support for both conventional and mobile devices. In a world where business happens anytime and anywhere, successful organizations are eager to hire qualified App Developers.
Please Note: Students will have adequate preparation for writing exams that lead to industry certification such as MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) and MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer).


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)

    Career Possibilities

    Graduates of Information Technology (IT) are attractive to organizations at all levels in the IT field, and they are finding and retaining related employment across the entire spectrum of the New Brunswick market, ranging from small independent shops, through large private organizations, to the government itself. Typical employment may include web development, programming analysis, database development, or systems analysis in either corporate employ or consulting.

    Graduate follow-up surveys have consistently revealed a relevant employment rate in excess of 90 percent. With all estimates pointing toward healthy growth in the IT industry, the outlook for Information Technology graduates is positive.

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    NOC Codes

    2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers

    What you will learn

    • Object Oriented Programming using:
      -Visual Studio™ (Visual Basic.Net, C#, C++)
    • Client-side Web Development using:
      -Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3)
      -JavaScript, and jQuery
    • Server-side Web Development using:
      -ASP.Net and ASP.Net MVC
      -JSP and Servlets
    • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
    • IOS Application Development
    • Android Application Development
    • Hybrid Mobile Application Development
    • N-Tier Development Methodologies
    • Database Design
    • Software Testing
    • SQL Programming
    • Project Management
    • Photoshop
    • Web Page Design and Development
    • Written and Oral Communications
    • Computer Hardware
    • Operating Systems
    • Networking Basics
    • Microsoft Office™
    • Business Fundamentals
    • Employability Skills
    • Work Practicum

    Specific Considerations

    High School students having taken IT120 will receive credit for Computer Application SAAL1388 delivered in first term of all NBCC IT offerings. High School students may also be given credit for Cisco Networking Academy Program courses they have taken in high school.

    This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. To find these technical specifications, see L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).

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