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Mobile Computing

Online Undergraduate Certificate in Mobile Computing

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$0 Application Fee
$0 Transfer Credit Evaluation
$0 Textbooks & eBooks

About This Program

The mobile computing world continues to expand, and mobile websites and mobile apps will continue to rise in popularity. The undergraduate certificate in mobile computing from American Public University (APU) offers a useful education in mobile computing basics, including website and application design, development, testing, and implementation.

You’ll also learn best practices and procedures for utilizing the iterative process and deploying mobile applications in Apple iOS and Android platform environments and mobile devices.

Through your online mobile computing classes, you’ll explore the rapid evolution of mobile computing and the impact mobile technology has in advancing systems, communications, and societies worldwide. You’ll add to your expertise with programming languages and object-oriented programming languages.

What You Will Do

  1. Understand the benefits of designing and developing mobile application software to support mobile computing devices
  2. Grow your familiarity with the social and economic influences of mobile computing
  3. Understand the guidelines and techniques of mobile application design, development, and deployment
  4. Discover how to analyze, design, develop, write, test, and deploy mobile applications into a target platform environment

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
Cost Per Credit
$285 | $250*
Courses Start Monthly

Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Feb 7
Register by Feb 4

Admission Requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. View steps to apply.

Materials Cost

Technology fee: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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*Cost Per Credit Hour

To minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
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