Online Bachelor’s Degree in Web and Mobile Application Development.

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Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Software Development with Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


Why DeVry?


As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program1. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.


Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.

With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.

*The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.


Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • Microsoft Technology Associate - Python

Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.

What You'll Learn

The Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization covers the following:

  • Web-based Applications
    Learn about web design and basic programming techniques for developing effective and useful websites. Gain an understanding of website structure and navigational models, practical and legal usability considerations, and performance factors related to using various types of media and tools such as hypertext markup language (HTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), dynamic HTML (DHTML) and scripting.
  • Communicate Methods and Findings
    Learn to communicate the rationale behind research methods and recommendations while presenting performance objectives, issues and solutions.
  • Responsive Multiplatform Applications
    Develop responsive applications for various types of devices using hypertext markup language (HTML), cascading style sheets (CSS) and other scripting methods.
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Data Analysis
    Learn to draw conclusions by finding patterns and relationships in numerical data with tools used for statistical analysis and decision-making in business.
  • Media Technologies in Application Development
    Understand the concepts of data interchange, message exchange and web application components by building on the basics of design, coding, scripting and database connectivity for web-based applications.
  • Collaborate in Dynamic Work Environments
    Learn to collaborate with colleagues in varying locations and environments to coordinate and share information.
  • Mobile Device Applications
    Design an effective and useful mobile device application by learning about mobile operating systems programming and exploring the Android and iOS operating systems.
  • Digital Literacy
    Learn to apply and utilize appropriate digital technologies for data and information acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, interpretation and communication.

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Want to know how to earn two additional credentials with our unique 3-in-1 design? All courses in our Information Technology (IT) Essentials certificate program and Information Technology and Networking associate degree are embedded within our Mobile App Development program. So you can earn a certificate and an associate degree on the way to your online Software Development bachelor's degree.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our Web and Mobile Application Development Specialization may consider the following careers:

  • Mobile Device Software Developer

  • Software Application Developer

  • Software Developer – Web Portals & e-Commerce Applications

  • Software Game Developer

  • Software Systems Developer

  • Web Program Analyst

Essentials Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking


ETHC232 Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS3254 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
MATH233 Discrete Mathematics
PHYS204 Applied Physics with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Tech Core Courses

Tech Core

CEIS101 Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking
NETW211 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Security

Program Courses

Information Systems and Programming

CEIS236 Database Systems and Programming Fundamentals
CEIS312 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
CIS170C Programming with Lab
CIS247C Object-Oriented Programming with Lab

Application Development

CEIS295 Data Structures and Algorithms
CIS321 Structured Analysis and Design
CIS339 Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
CIS355A Business Application Programming with Lab
WEB375 Web Architecture with Lab

Senior Project

CEIS392 Product, Project, and People Management
CEIS494 Senior Project I
CEIS496 Senior Project II

Technology Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession

Specialized Courses

Web and Mobile Application Development

CIS363B Web Interface Design with Lab
CIS407A Web Application Development with Lab
WEB460 Advanced Web Application Development with Lab

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FAQs: Web and Mobile Application Development

What will I learn in the web and mobile app development degree program?

Our bachelor's degree in software development with web and mobile application development specialization can help prepare you to develop techniques that will help you create websites and mobile apps across various industries.

What's the difference between an app developer and a web developer?

An app developer is responsible for creating and programming an app for computers, cell phones and various other types of electronics. A web developer focuses on a website's visual appearance and other programming languages.

Are exam expenses part of my tuition cost for this degree program?

Yes, this and many of our other degree programs are eligible for a reimbursement of up to $300 for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications.

Related Programs

1As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Software Development, Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.