Certificate in Android Application Development

Create a Feature-Rich, High-Quality Android App


Program Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle, Online
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Cost: TBD

Next start date:

October 2018

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About this Program

Android is the leading mobile device OS in use worldwide, running millions of apps and devices. It’s time to add your own application to this burgeoning marketplace. Our program gives you the technical knowledge and high-level abilities to develop your own Android app and show the world what you can do.

In this three-course certificate program, we’ll start with the basics of developing for the Android platform. Then we’ll move on to advanced skills, such as adding graphics, animation, sound and video and integrating with other applications. Whether you want to add to your professional portfolio or become a full-fledged entrepreneur, this program will supply the tools you need to succeed.

Designed For

Developers and technical professionals with mastery of at least one high-level programming language. Those with less experience should consider taking our course in Foundations of Programming (Python) or in Java Foundations first.

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Video Overview

Dan Vallejo, an instructor for the Certificate in Android Application Development, explains how the program teaches students the skills to develop their own Android app.

Duration: 02:11

What You'LL Learn

  • Core Java coding skills for developing on the Android platform
  • User interface design and development, including video and 2-D/3-D graphics
  • How to handle issues such as application services, data storage and retrieval, permissions and security, data persistence, monitoring, and application hosting
  • Cross-application interaction and communication
  • Key concepts for building rich applications using advanced features

Get Hands-on Experience

  • Install and configure the Android SDK
  • Develop your own working Android app

Learning Formats

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »


Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings