Application Development and Information Systems: Diploma Summary

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If you enjoy web applications and design, you should look into a career in application development and information systems. Read more about this career below.
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What is an Application Development and Information Systems Degree?

A degree in application development and information systems will help students learn the latest in web applications and information systems security. This means that students will be able to find careers in web hosting, web development, web design, and web security.

Required Courses:

There are many courses that will challenge students and teach them more about the technology behind solid web design and web monitoring. Basic courses required include:

  • Web application development
  • Project management
  • Database systems
  • Network systems

Skills Obtained:

The skills obtained from earning a degree in application development and information systems give students the training to work for small or large companies. Information security is very important for customer satisfaction. Knowing how to protect companies from Internet theft is another skill students will learn in this program.

Career Related Information

Reasons to Earn a degree in Application Development and Information Systems:

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov, states that people who can write, test, and perfect computer programs and other applications will be in demand as more companies are using the Internet to advertise and take customer orders.

Salary Information:

Those who have a degree in application development and information systems can expect to earn between $60,000 and $70,000 annually.

Economic Outlook and Growth of the Application Development and Information Systems Field:

Since the Internet has become a huge marketplace, companies have to compete by creating attractive web sites that run well and are protected from hackers.

Popular Schools

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    1. Lincoln Tech

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Technology and Skilled Trades
      • Technology and Skilled Trades
  • Online Programs Available
    2. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor's - Cloud Computing
      • Bachelor's - Cloud Computing
    Associate's
      • Associate's - Network Security
      • Associate's - Network Security
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
      • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
      • MS in Cybersecurity Management
    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
      • BSIT: Database Management
      • BS in IT in Business
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • BS in Cybersecurity
      • BS in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance
    Associate's
      • Associate: Information Technology
      • AASIT: Network Admin
  • Campus and Online Programs
    4. Everest

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate's - Computer Information Science
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
      • PhD in Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
      • PhD-TIM - Computer Science
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Computer and Information Security
      • PhD in Business Admin - Computer and Information Security
      • PhD-TIM - Cybersecurity
    Master's
      • MBA - Applied Computer Science
      • MSTIM - Computer Science
      • MBA - Computer and Information Security
      • MSTIM - Information Systems
      • MSTIM - Cybersecurity
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS Information Technology: Internet Security Concentration
      • MS in Cyber Security with a concentration in IT management
      • MS in Information Technology with a concentration in software application development
      • MS Information Technology: Web Design Concentration
      • MS Information Technology
      • MS in Cyber Security
    Bachelor's
      • BS Information Technologies w/conc in Database Administration
      • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts/Web Design
      • BS Computer Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies - Robot
      • BS in Accounting - Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination
      • BS Game Programming and Development
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA/Sports and Recreation Management - Information Systems
  • Campus and Online Programs
    8. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science - Mobile Gaming
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Game Design (Campus)
      • BS - Cloud Technologies (Campus)
      • BS - Mobile Development (Campus)
      • B.S. - Computer Animation
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
      • B.S. - Game Design
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. General Studies - Computer Information Technology
    Associate's
      • A.S. Computer Information Technology
      • A.S. General Studies - Computer Information Technology
    Certificate
      • Graduate Technology Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Instructional Technology
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Information Technology
      • B.S. in Computer Programming
      • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security

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Lincoln Tech

  • Technology and Skilled Trades

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ECPI University

  • Bachelor's - Cloud Computing
  • Associate's - Network Security

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Kaplan University

  • MSM in Information Technology
  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Associate: Information Technology

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Everest

  • Associate's - Computer Information Science

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
  • PhD in Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
  • MBA - Applied Computer Science
  • MSTIM - Computer Science

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Southern New Hampshire University

  • MS Information Technology: Internet Security Concentration
  • MS in Cyber Security with a concentration in IT management
  • BS Information Technologies w/conc in Database Administration
  • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts/Web Design

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Ashford University

  • BA/Sports and Recreation Management - Information Systems

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Full Sail University

  • Master of Science - Mobile Gaming
  • BS - Game Design (Campus)
  • BS - Cloud Technologies (Campus)

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