A mobile programming degree gives you the knowledge you need to advance in the constantly evolving field of mobile technology. In this program, you’ll:

  • Prepare for your CompTIA Network+ and ISC2 certification exams
  • Design, compile, implement, test, and debug simple mobile programs
  • Understand the components and structures of the mobile development framework
  • Apply different models to develop mobile software applications
  • Apply usability features and address the ethical issues inherent to mobile devices
  • Use and apply syntax in mobile programming languages
  • Deploy mobile applications using an appropriate software development environment
  • Write clearly and concisely about mobile programming topics


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  • CIS 406 - JAVA Programming I

    Students can take CIS 242 OR CIS 406

    Discover the fundamental constructs of the Java object-­oriented programming language. Test, document and design business­oriented programs. Topics include objects, classes, iteration, encapsulation, polymorphism and inheritance.

  • CIS 431 - Mobile Programming I

    Study advanced topics in mobile programming design and development for the Android platform using Java. Learn to make the user interface decisions required in the mobile design lifecycle. Design secure, real-world mobile applications to animate images; manipulate data, and include storage, retrieval, caching and offline processing techniques.

  • CIS 432 - Mobile Programming II

    Study advanced topics in mobile programming design, including the user interface decisions required in the mobile design lifecycle. Design secure, real-world mobile applications to animate images; manipulate data; and include storage, retrieval, caching and offline processing techniques.


  • CIS 111 - Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems

    Get an introduction to the theory and applied concepts of database design, database management and information management. Focus on identifying organizational information requirements, express those requirements using conceptual data modeling techniques, verify the structural characteristics with normalization techniques and convert conceptual data models into physical database models.

  • CIS 175 - Introduction to Networking

    Discover the fundamentals of networking technology. Focus on networking protocols, topologies, hardware and operating systems. Topics include data communications, telecommunications, infrastructure security, inter/internetworking and the application of networking to multimedia, information storage and distribution.

  • CIS 210 - Systems Analysis and Development

    This course presents the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to effectively architect computer-based technologies. Topics include a fundamental review of project management and data design followed by the processes required to gather and articulate business requirements. Students will acquire skills to procure, evaluate, test and systematically build systems for integration into an organization.

  • CIS 273 - Web Design and Development

    This course presents students the design, implementation and testing of web-based applications including related software, databases, scripting techniques, interfaces and digital media. It also covers social, ethical and security issues arising from the web, e-commerce and social networking software applications.

  • CIS 312 - Computer Architecture

    Discover the concepts and essential skills necessary to administer operating systems, networks, software, file systems, file servers, web systems, database systems, system documentation, policies and procedures. Topics include the methods required to select, deploy, integrate and administer computing platforms or components that support an organizations information technology infrastructure. Explore the fundamentals of hardware and software, as well as how they integrate to form essential components of systems.

  • CIS 333 - Networking Security Fundamentals

    Study computer information system security principles, challenges, vulnerabilities and countermeasure strategies. Topics include definition of security terms, concepts, elements, and goals. Explore industry standards and practices that focus on the availability, integrity and confidentiality aspects of information systems security.

  • CIS 375 - Human Computer Interaction

    Explore user-centered methodologies in the development, evaluation and deployment of information technology applications and systems. Study evolving technologies and devices and learn to design interactive products that enhance the way people communicate, interact and work with computers. Topics include user and task analysis, human factors, ergonomics, accessibility standards and cognitive psychology.

  • MAT 200 - Precalculus

    Review algebraic techniques. Selected advanced topics include matrices and determinants as techniques for solving linear systems in three or more variables, elementary concepts of analytic geometry, and logarithms. Focus on business-related word problems.

  • CIS 498 - Information Technology Capstone

    Take a senior management approach to examine and solve real-world problems and projects. Apply project management techniques to create integrative information technology solutions that include databases, systems analysis, security, networking, computer infrastructure, human/computer interaction and web design.

  • CIS 255 - Operating Systems

    Students can take either CIS 329, CIS 337, OR CIS 255

    Covers the development and execution of structured shell programs including scripts, menus, I/O redirection, pipes, variables, and other UNIX and Windows commands. Operating systems administration techniques also are covered including electronic mail, editors, online help, and file and directory techniques.

  • CIS 337 - Internetworking Basics

    Students can take either CIS 329, CIS 337, OR CIS 255

    Get an introduction to LAN, WAN and WLAN concepts and connectivity in an internetworking environment. Use command-line interface commands to secure, configure and troubleshoot router and switch operating systems. Topics include an overview of networking devices that operate at the OSI or TCP/IP stack, IP addressing and subnetting, collision and broadcast domains.


Mobile communication dominates our daily lives. With a mobile programming bachelor’s degree from Strayer University, you’ll be the go-to person to strategize how these small devices can yield big changes.

Strayer’s online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology concentration in mobile programming technology gives you an opportunity to master mobile programming language and development.

Much of the learning in this program is hands-on, lab-based work, meaning by the end of your coursework, you’ll be able to design, develop, test and debug mobile programs. Your mobile 

programming expertise will span the real-world applications of data storage and retrieval, data manipulation, image animation and even offline processing techniques.

With a mobile programming bachelor’s degree from Strayer University, future employers will be drawn to your knowledge of the applications of mobile programming in the real world. You’ll be qualified for positions like mobile developer, app developer and quality assurance engineer.  It’s an exciting space — be part of the mobile revolution.



Each Bachelor of Science in Information Technology concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Bachelor of Science in Information Technology concentrations.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


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