Interested in creating and implementing software solutions?
Software Developer's ranking on U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs of 2023, based on factors such as salary, market growth, and job satisfaction.
Projected job growth for Software Developers between 2021 and 2031.
77KSoftware developer positions available in the U.S. as of August 2023.
Median annual wage for software developers as of May 2021.
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Prepare for Entry-Level Work In:
- Computer programming
- Technical project management
- Software engineering
- Quality assurance analysis
- Software testing
- Computer systems design
... and more!
Projected job openings annually for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers through 2031.
With a Software Development degree, you'll be prepared to operate as a programmer or project manager in a variety of ever-expanding IT fields. Students in this 2-year program gain the experience to proficiently build complex software using popular programming languages and APIs, as well as an eye for testing, bug fixing and maintaining the applications and components that keep businesses running. You'll graduate with the soft and hard skills necessary to excel in this highly profitable field.
You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.
HOW AN ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (AAS) DEGREE WORKS
If your goal is to gain the skills to go right to work, an AAS degree in Software Development could be the right fit. This 2-year degree provides you with the in-demand, hands-on skills to get a good-paying job quickly.
The AAS degree is not designed to transfer, although many of the course credits may be accepted by other institutions. It’s designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in a specific field, with no further education required to succeed.