May 26, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mobile Application Developer

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Program Description

SAIT’s new 26-week Mobile Application Developer program is a post-diploma certificate to prepare experienced developers for exciting opportunities in native mobile app development in iOS and Android platforms. You will learn the concepts of mobile app development from ideation and requirements gathering to testing and launch. You will gain an understanding of architecture requirements specific to mobile application development and develop knowledge of testing, quality assurance and go-to-market strategies. Since mobile application development is continually changing to meet market demand, there will be an opportunity to explore emerging technologies related to mobile applications and their relationship to mobile devices, robotics, or industrial applications. A threaded project will reinforce the concepts learned throughout the program, as teams will choose which platform to focus on to develop a mobile app. After 18 weeks in class, enhance your training and start your career with an 8-week industry practicum.

Program Overview

Fast Facts

  • 26 week Fast-track

Your Career

Graduates may find employment as a mobile application developer, iOS developer, Android developer, software developer - mobile.

Student Success

Students with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT programs. This is an intensive program requiring a commitment of both time and energy; students who experience success are those who make their education a priority throughout the program.


After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT post-diploma certificate as a Mobile Application Developer.



Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate degree or diploma from a recognized university, institute or college.

Program Outline

Total Credits 21.0

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