Undergraduate Certificate in Application Development Start Learning the Language of the Internet


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Liberty’s online undergraduate Application Development Certificate is designed to equip you for entry-level jobs as an application developer. By completing this program, you can expand your expertise in information technology (IT) and project management, as well as develop marketable skills that apply to many industries. You’ll explore how to create software products and programs that help businesses accomplish essential tasks.

In 18 credit hours, you can learn how to carry out every stage of the design process — from concept to delivery. Our business application development courses will teach you to speak the language of the internet as you dive into computer programming. Whether you are looking to advance in your current field or launch a new career altogether, Liberty’s app development classes can help you achieve your goals.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Our certificate in app development courses are offered completely online and have no set login times — which means you can complete your assignments wherever and whenever it’s most convenient for you! We offer the flexibility you need to take the next step in your academic journey without uprooting your life. Most importantly, you can stay invested in your family, job, and community while attending app development school online.

Liberty’s undergraduate certificate in app development is an excellent alternative to a full-length bachelor’s program, allowing you to gain vital skills while saving time and money. The best part? This program can be completed in as little as 18 credit hours! To fulfill our mission of Training Champions for Christ, we’ll equip you to live out ethical standards in the workplace so you can lead in your field with skill and integrity.

Through this certificate program, you can become proficient in various programming languages and prepare to pursue a job as a full-time or freelance app developer. Maybe you want to turn your computer science skills into a career, or perhaps you want to work on your own software development projects. Either way, Liberty provides the affordable tuition rates, quality academics, and real-world training you need to get started in the IT industry.

If you are interested in pursuing a degree beyond the certificate level, you may be interested in our B.S. in Information Technology program.

Liberty’s application development classes provide an in-depth look at various types of computer programming, as well as a basic overview of information sciences. You’ll learn how to develop C# applications, write algorithms, and code information systems using a graphical development environment. You will also be equipped to analyze the use of technology through the lens of a biblical worldview.

Learn how to design, implement, and evaluate computer applications using best practices in user experience and efficiency. Even if you have no prior programming experience, you will gain all of the skills you need to develop a software product from concept to release. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to create, test, and integrate effective computer programs.

Companies of all sizes rely on well-designed applications in order to complete tasks more easily and efficiently — so you can be confident that the work you do as an application developer will serve a vital, useful purpose.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.