IT Software Developer
Why choose IT Software Developer?
- You want to work with leading-edge technology and development techniques to create the applications that run business.
- Software developers are the creative minds behind the design of computer programs and systems.
- You enjoy working with computers and desire to know how to make them work for you on a deeper level.
- Interested in earning a bachelor’s degree? For transfer opportunities, visit mstc.edu/transfer.
Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
Daytime or Evening
Full-Time or Part-Time
Length of Program: Two Years
Start Dates: Fall or Spring
Start at any time or location by taking general education courses
What You'll Learn
Graduates of Mid-State’s IT Software Developer program have the skills needed to design, develop, and maintain software and software systems on a wide variety of computing devices and to meet the spectrum of business needs.
You’ll learn to create software to run on all platforms including network servers, desktop workstations, web pages, and Android and iOS mobile devices. You will use state-of-the-art equipment and work in teams to design, develop, test, and implement small-scale software systems for nonprofit organizations and actual simulated clients.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2022/23 academic year.
- Tuition & Fees: $9,916.34
- Books: $931.25
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $0
- Total Estimated Cost: $10,847.59
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid
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|-or-||10804118||Intermediate Algebra with Applications||4|
|10152121||Object-Oriented Programming 1||3|
|10152150||Web Design 1||3|
|10152101||Intro to Programming||3|
|Term Total||15-16 Credits|
|10152159||User Experience Design||3|
|10152174||Collaborative Application Development||3|
|10156101||Database Concepts and Design||3|
|10152122||Object-Oriented Programming 2||3|
|Term Total||15 Credits|
|10152160||Introductory Mobile Application Development||3|
|10152155||Web Programming 1||3|
|Term Total||15 Credits|
|10152123||Object-Oriented Programming 3||3|
|10809166||Intro to Ethics: Theory & Application||3|
|10809198||Intro to Psychology||3|
|10152158||Web Programming 2||3|
|10152176||Application Development Capstone||3|
|10152161||Intermediate Mobile Application Development||3|
|Term Total||18 Credits|
|Program Total||63-64 Credits|
This course has options available to receive credit for prior learning (CPL) or work experience.
BRENT PRESLEY, BS, MBA
Brent holds an MBA from UW–Oshkosh and a master of software engineering from North Dakota State University. He has held numerous management and developer roles in the insurance, banking, software, and service industries. Brent is also a member of the Central Wisconsin Developers Group and the Big Data Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning Group.
“I love to teach because I love to watch people when they finally understand something they have worked very hard to learn.”
JASON STROIK, BS, MS
Jason earned his master of science in computer information systems from University of Phoenix. With 15 years of experience in software development for the paper, banking, and insurance industries, he has a strong grasp of Agile Development, SDLC, web-based systems development with ASP.Net, Microsoft SQL server, SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers, client-side web scripting, HTML, CSS, and a comprehensive list of programming languages.
“The moment you see a student grasp a concept and realize they have an ability that wasn't present before, that the future has opened up—that is why I teach.”
- Computer Applications Engineer
- Mobile Applications Developer
- Software Developer
- Applications Developer
- Computer Programmer/Analyst
- Software Engineer
- Systems Developer
- Technical Architect
- Web Developer
Take the Next Step
“Mid-State’s IT Software Developer program is more than simply learning to write programs. It helps you become an indispensable member of any team.”
Choose Your Path
Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.
Transfer • Dual Credit • Credit for Prior Learning