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Mobile Application Development

This program, leading to the Attestation d ’études collégiales, provides specialized training to meet the increasing needs for labor in this sector. Students will receive hands-on training in the development of mobile apps, establishing the foundation necessary to develop native and web-based apps, both on the iOS and Android mobile platforms.

About the program

The market for mobile application development is constantly growing. An increase in the number of smartphone users has translated into a dramatic surge in the number of apps being used by consumers.

Objectives of the program

By the end of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Design the architecture of a mobile application
  • Develop a mobile application
  • Organize the information required in the context of mobile devices
  • Manage the migration of an application between different platforms
  • Plan the development of the mobile version of a website
  • Ensure the quality of the application
  • Release the mobile application into the market

Condition of admission

  • Fulfill AEC admission requirements
  • attend a mandatory information session to be considered as an eligible candidate for the program.
  • Submit a CV and a letter of intent to demonstrate some basic programming knowledge and experience
  • CST5 Sec. V Mathematics Cultural, Social and Technical (regular math) OR
  • TS4 Sec. IV Mathematics Technical & Scientific Option (advanced math) OR
  • SN4 Sec. IV Mathematics Science Option (advanced math) OR equivalent
  • Written and spoken English
  • Working knowledge of French an asset
  • Testing required:
    – Logic and problem-solving skills
  • Interview by the Selection Committee


Is this program right for me?

In order to succeed in this program, selected candidates will require basic programming skills.

Desired profile: A motivated individual who manifests an interest in new technologies and adapts well to them.

  • Significant interest in analytical work and logic
  • Methodical and strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interest in research and creation
  • Ability to adapt to different situations
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Strong ability to work in a team

What the program at John Abbott College offers?

  • Over 600 hours of training in the development of mobile applications.
  • A learning environment in a lab setting which promotes a hands-on approach.
  • Teachers who are knowledgeable with respect to current trends in the development of mobile applications.
  • Support in securing an internship placement.
  • Career development workshops to support your transition to the labor market.

Attestation of College Studies (ACS)