GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!
GET UP TO $4,500 IN GRANTS TOWARD YOUR TRAINING FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY!

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Automotive Service Technician:

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Unlock the secrets of car maintenance. Be the one that keeps the world on the road.

OURDIFFERENCE

OURDIFFERENCE

* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

WE'RE DIFFERENT.
SO ARE YOU.

We offer our learners the opportunity to LEARN, DO, and LIVE a new career.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT AAUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN CAREER

Why would you want to be a Mobile App Developer? 

Mobile App Development is a highly rewarding career with many exciting opportunities. As a Mobile App Developer, you can create innovative and useful applications that can reach millions of people. It’s a dynamic field that is constantly evolving, offering a great deal of variety and job satisfaction.

What is a Mobile App Developer? 

A Mobile App Developer is a professional who designs, develops, and maintains mobile applications for various platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows. They write code, debug, test, and optimize mobile apps to ensure they are fast, secure, and efficient.

Where can a Mobile App Developer work? 

Mobile App Developers can work in a wide range of industries, including software development, gaming, healthcare, e-commerce, and social media. They can work as a freelancer, for a software development firm, or for a company that develops its own apps.


What skills do you need to be a Mobile App Developer? 

To become a Mobile App Developer, you need skills in programming languages such as Java, Swift, or Kotlin. You also need skills in software development methodologies, such as Agile, as well as experience with mobile app development tools and platforms.

Do you need any certifications to become a Mobile App Developer? 

While there are no mandatory certifications to become a Mobile App Developer, some employers may prefer candidates with certifications in mobile app development or related areas. Certifications from recognized institutions can help to enhance your skills and make you more competitive in the job market.

Do you need training to become a Mobile App Developer? 

While it is possible to learn mobile app development on your own, training from a reputable trade school can be extremely beneficial. A structured program can help you learn the necessary skills faster, gain hands-on experience, and receive guidance from experienced instructors.

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

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CAREER TRAINING.FOR YOUR FUTURE.

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$3999
/year
$3999
/year
360 HOURS OF HANDS-ON LAB WORK
A GROUP PORTFOLIO PROJECT
MOBILE UI TRAINING
MOBILE DATA TRAINING
EARN 10 CAREER SKILL BADGES
AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS
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HERE'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU GET AS AMOBILE APP DEVELOPER TRAINEE

CERTIFICATIONS

QuickBooks Certified User – Online

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Office Specialist: Word

SKILLS

MDO100 Introduction to iOS Development

MDO101 Programming Foundations in Swift

MDO102 Programming Foundations in Objective-C

MDO103 Mobile UI

MDO104 Mobile Data

MDO105 App Services and Systems

MDO106 App Store and Deployment

MDO107 Analytics and Monitoring

MDO108 Agile Project Management

MDO109 Individual Project

SWD106 Mobile Apps & Responsive Design

SWD107 Agile Project Management & Career Skills

SWD108 Deployment & Web Security

SWD109 Group Project

Course Descriptions

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: None

The Introduction to iOS Development course prepares students to begin developing apps for the iOS platform by providing the foundational knowledge of the platform and tools required. Students will become familiar with the iOS operating system, the Xcode IDE and the Git source control system.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO100

The Programming Foundations in Swift course will give students a foundation in using the Swift language to develop mobile apps for the iOS platform. Swift is the current and recommended language provided for developing mobile apps on iOS. This course will give students a solid foundation in which they can develop new iOS apps.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO100

The Programming Foundations in Objective-C course will give students a foundation in using the Objective-C language to develop mobile apps for the iOS platform. Objective-C is the initial language for iOS and is the most common language in existing apps today. This course will give students a solid foundation in which they can support and extend existing iOS apps.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

The Mobile UI Course will introduce students to modern standards and best practices when creating User Interfaces for their iOS apps. Students will learn about the recommended design practices such as the Human Interface Guidelines and how to leverage UIKit to create effective user experiences.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

The Mobile Data course prepares students with the essential knowledge to manipulate and store application data whether locally on the device or in a cloud-based service. iOS CoreData is covered as well as techniques to offload authentication and storage to Platform as Service (PaaS) providers.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

This application frameworks course introduces students to a variety of pre-existing frameworks that offer commonly used functionality such as health monitoring, maps, augmented reality, home automation, and voice recognition.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

The App Store and Deployment Course introduces students to the processes required to publish and monetize their iOS App. Students will learn about the mobile deployment process, how to structure beta tests using TestFlight and how to provision and deploy an app to the App Store.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

The Analytics and Monitoring Course prepares students with the skills needed to monitor engagement and performance of their iOS apps. Students will leverage modern analytics platforms such as flurry or Google analytics to track user activity as well as notifications on crash reports and application faults.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: MDO101

This course covers the Agile software development methodology in use in many teams in the software industry today. Students will learn the various roles on an Agile team and how to be a successful member of a team. The class will also cover scrum, sprints, task estimation and bidding, and other parts of an Agile Project.

Hours: Theory 50 / Laboratory 110 / Total 160 / Quarter Credits 10.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: Final Course

The Individual Project course combines each part of the program into an individual project for the student. Each student will work independently to create a project specific to the program. This project is due at the end of the course.

Hours: Theory 30 / Laboratory 30 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.5 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD103, SWD104, SWD105

This course covers mobile application development. Students will learn how to use cross-compilation tools to develop native mobile apps using a non-native language and/or native languages. The class will also cover software testing, application hosting, and system build.

Hours: Theory 20 / Laboratory 40 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD103, SWD104, SWD105

This course covers the Agile software development methodology in use in many teams in the software industry today. Students will learn the different roles on an Agile team and how to be a successful part of one. The class will cover scrum, sprints, task estimation and bidding, and other parts of an Agile project.

Hours: Theory 20 / Laboratory 40 / Total 60 / Quarter Credits 4.0 / Outside Hours 15 / Prerequisites: SWD102

The Deployment course is an introduction to building and deploying applications to cloud hosting providers. Students will develop a foundational understanding of the benefits and process of deploying a web application to a cloud hosting provider.

Hours: Theory 50 / Laboratory 110 / Total 160 / Quarter Credits 11.5 / Outside Hours 40 / Prerequisites: Final Course

This course combines many parts of software development to develop a full-stack application as part of an Agile Project Team. Each student will participate in several roles, including making contributions to the code base. The team will have daily scrum meetings to cover tasks and will work separately to complete them. The final project will be presented at graduation before potential employers.

CAREER TRAINING.YOU CAN TRUST

ACCREDITED

Southern Careers Institute is Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

APPROVED

Southern Careers Institute is Approved for training by The Texas Workforce Commission.

authorized

Southern Careers Institute is Authorized by the National Health Career Association to train Mobile Applications Developers and a certification testing site.

OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEENHIRED BY

Employers are not incentivized by Southern Careers Institute (SCI) to hire our graduates. Employers are not incentivized to review or comment on the performance and outcomes of our graduates, or on SCI. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, and job prospects are not indicative of those for current and future students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

THE NUMBERSSAY IT ALL

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Years Proudly Serving Texas Workforce
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Graduate Placement Rate
Southern Careers Institute Graduates Per Year
$ Million
Institution Grant Amounts Awarded to those who qualified

GET UP TO $4,500FOR YOUR FUTURE

Get up to $4500 in grants toward your career training at Southern Careers Institute.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

HEAR FROM STUDENTSJUST LIKE YOU

Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indictive of the possible job outcomes for future and current students. SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI.

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER.

We pay for your certification within 3 months of graduating.

1. Pick your certification

2. Take the certification exam within 3 months of graduation

3. We will pay for it!

FACT: TODAY'S EMPLOYERSNEED YOUR SKILLS

Software Developers

Occupation Code:15-1252

Location Mean Annual Wage
Austin $112,520
Brownsville-Harligen $96,330
Corpus Christi $98,820
Pharr $83,420
San Antonio North & South $106,870
Waco $106,530

Southern Careers Institute (SCI) does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. It is not required to attend SCI to attain a job or earn a certain salary in a field of employment. Past students’ outcomes, starting salaries, or job prospects are not indicative of those for future and current students. 

Displayed salaries and job outlook data do not reflect the prospects of Southern Careers Institute graduates’ job placement outcomes and starting salaries. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, job prospects, and salary data sourced for (insert specific metro and job page) does not reflect data applicable to entry-level positions.

FINANCIAL AID. THE SIMPLE WAY.

We're here to make sure you can afford the career training you need. Our combination of grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, military, and Veteran education benefits are here to ensure a stress-free experience that works around your finances.

As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for qualified students enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

FREQUENTLY ASKEDQUESTIONS

We give students an alternative to expensive, four-year degrees that are becoming less valuable. In today’s changing economy, employers are looking for specific skills from candidates who they can hire with confidence. We empower your future with flexible and affordable career training that pays for itself.

It happens! At Southern Careers Institute, we’ve had countless students who’ve been out of school, and we provide an encouraging atmosphere to help you feel comfortable re-entering an educational environment as well as offering the support needed to re-adjust.

Southern Careers Institute provides you with the training you need to sit for certifications in chosen careers. From our Medical Assistant training program, Medical Billing and coding Specialist program, Pharmacy Technician program, Business Accounting Specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available.

Our programs come from the relationships we’ve built with employers to ensure they’re exactly what they need in high-demand industries that need workers. In addition, we prepare you to sit and pass your certification exam(s), set you up inside SCI Connect to match you with potential employers and offer career services.
Absolutely. As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs and available grants to make your education more affordable. Contact us today and our financial aid officers will explain the process and answer all of your questions.
We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.

Click here or call 1.833.SCI.TEXAS today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions and help match your personality to a specific career path.

Yes. Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081
Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.
If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.
Course completion varies by program but averages 36-48 weeks.
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