Mobile Application Development (MAHW)

This 2-year Cambrian College graduate certificate program prepares students to enter the rapidly changing field of mobile application development.

About the program

The demand for access to information on the mobile device continues to grow and evolve. In the first two semesters of this program, students will learn and apply the fundamentals of web and mobile application development for smartphones and tablets. Students will also develop essential programming skills required for the rapidly changing mobile applications.

Future pathways

Program outline

To be considered, applicants require a post-secondary diploma or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent, including:

  • Graduate of a recognized two or three-year post-secondary I.T. related program
  • Graduate of a recognized two or three-year post-secondary program, and relevant work experience in the I.T. industry (may be considered on an individual basis)

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 and no band less than 6 issued in the past 24 months. Duolingo score of 120+.

All other acceptable tests and results for admission can be found here.

  • Exemptions may be granted to students who have completed at least 3 years of formal academic studies in which English was the medium of instruction.
  • Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the EAP program offered by Hanson Language School

**Hanson College specializes in educating international students and only accepts non-Canadian applicants possessing valid study permits into programs for which it partners with Cambrian College.

Semester 1

App Development for iOS (ISP1002, 5 credits)

Database Management & Warehousing (DBA1000, 4 credits)

App Development for Web (WEB1001, 4 credits)

App Development for Android (JAV1001, 5 credits)

Foundations of B.A. (BTA1002, 4 credits)

Semester 2

Advanced iOS Development (CMP1000, 5 credits) 

Advanced Web Development (CMP1005, 4 credits)

Cloud Computing and Implementation (ISP1003, 4 credits)

Advanced Android Development (ISP1004, 5 credits)

Project Management (PRM1000, 4 credits)

Semester 3

Co-op 1 or Applied Project* (BUS1070/BUS1103, 12 credits each)

Semester 4

Co-op 1 or Applied Project* (BUS1070/BUS1103, 12 credits each)

 *Students must complete a minimum of one Co-op.


Cost (CAD)

Term 1$8,358.96
Term 2$8,358.96
Term 3$3,134.59
Term 4$3,134.59

Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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