Certificate in iOS Application Development

Build and Launch Your Own iOS App


Program Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle, Online
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $3,297

Next start date:

January 2019

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About this Program

Apple’s elegant and easy-to-use iOS powers an installed base of hundreds of millions of devices and more than a million mobile apps. If you’ve got a killer app idea and want to turn it into reality, our program will take you from start to finish.

In this three-course certificate program, we’ll explore Apple programming languages (especially Swift), development environments, data persistence and networking, production issues and other essential topics. Join the ranks of iOS app developers as you create a full-featured application and unleash it on the world.


Programmers with one to two years of experience and fluency in a high-level object-oriented programming language.

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Video Overview

An instructor and alumni of the Certificate in iOS Application Development describe different aspects of the program and the impact it can have on graduates' careers.

Duration: 04:03


  • The Swift programming language and the Cocoa framework, along with the fundamentals of Objective-C
  • Key elements of an interactive, appealing user interface
  • Networking, image handling and data storage
  • Tools for testing and debugging your apps
  • Ways to market your apps directly or through the iTunes or Mac App stores


You’ll design, build and test an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch application and bring it to market.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

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


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