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Mobile Apps Production (graduate certificate)

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Mobile Apps Production (graduate certificate)

Mobile Apps Production

You can become a mobile app developer, able to design, develop and publish mobile applications using native language such as Objective-C for iOS and Java for Android.

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Program Description

This program is designed for individuals with work experience on the front- and back-end of web design; a web technologies-base; or a media-related diploma or degree. In just two semesters, it will show you how to use the Apple Mobile  Operating System and Android platform to deliver apps, websites and rich media. You will learn to develop, support and maintain apps for internal and external business use.

Internet users communicate using voice, text, multimedia streaming and document editing via mobile platforms. With the number of mobile subscribers climbing daily, this new graduate certificate program will prepare you for a rewarding career in this expanding field.

You will focus on:

  • Preparing and presenting a commercial website proposal and business plan
  • Designing a website solution based on a set of business requirements or client specifications
  • Creating client-friendly content management systems
  • Developing data-driven websites for multiple platforms
  • Designing and developing web services for a functioning commercial website
  • Integrating gesture recognition in a multi-touch interface environment
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Admission Requirements

  • Ontario College Diploma in web design or technologies, interactive or multimedia design
  • Equivalent education in programming, scripting and/or coding
  • University degree
  • Equivalent industry experience
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Career Options


  • Mobile app developer
  • Front-end web developer
  • Web and social media specialist
  • Web production manager


  • Advertising agencies
  • Corporate web development departments
  • Financial institutions
  • Graphic design agencies
  • Government institutions
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Self-employment
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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Compulsory Ancillary


Program Incidental$0$0
Total Fees:$3,859$14,335

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Field Placement

You will gain professional experience by working on projects for community groups and not-for-profit enterprises and will also be encouraged to pursue freelance opportunities.


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Opportunities For Degree Completion Or Additional Credentials

Graduates may also be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study through Durham College’s partnerships with many Canadian and international colleges and universities.


Please visit the Transfer Guide for more information.

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  • code: MBAP
  • Program length: Two semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Media, Art & Design (MAD)
  • Domestic tuition: $2,768 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
  • International Intake Statuses
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