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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.

À propos du programme

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

Conditions d’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.