Business Application Development Certificate Online

Develop a thorough understanding of business application development with this 100% online AACSB-accredited certificate and boost your resume to become qualified for advanced roles.

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Start Class: 8/19/24 Apply Now

Program Overview

Focus on your future with a Business Application Development Certificate online

Stay innovative in the digital landscape with an online Business Application Development Certificate from Emporia State University. Attain the credentials employers are seeking in less time than it takes to earn a master’s degree.

Focus on the foundations of object-oriented programming, database management, systems analysis and design, and application management. Enhance your problem-solving expertise by utilizing various database models to develop strategic business solutions. Explore the essentials of Python and its use in building applications. The credit hours you earn with this certificate may be applied toward a graduate degree in the future.

Combining the flexibility of 100% online courses and pay-by-the-course tuition, this AACSB-accredited certificate program enables you to balance school with work and family obligations.

Here are just a few of the topics you will cover in this online certificate program:

  • Designing and implementing solutions to real-world problems using object-oriented programming techniques
  • Mastering the ability to write, debug, execute, and test efficient and effective computer programs
  • Analyzing information technology requirements for an organization
  • Mastering project management, communication, and problem-solving skills required for the design, development, and implementation of information systems
  • Applying advanced concepts in data modeling and database design
  • Designing and implementing solutions to real-world problems using object-oriented programming techniques
  • Mastering the ability to write, debug, execute, and test efficient and effective computer programs
  • Analyzing information technology requirements for an organization
  • Mastering project management, communication, and problem-solving skills required for the design, development, and implementation of information systems
  • Applying advanced concepts in data modeling and database design

This AACSB-Accredited online certificate program prepares you for roles such as:

  • Software Developer or Engineer
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Network/Systems Administrator
  • IT Project Manager
  • Software Developer or Engineer
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Analyst
  • Network/Systems Administrator
  • IT Project Manager

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$4,356* Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
12 Credit Hours

Accreditation

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The Emporia State University School of Business and Technology is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

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Tuition

Affordable tuition designed for you

ESU strives to offer the best educational value to our students. Tuition for the Business Application Development Certificate online program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,356* Total Tuition
$363 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

First step to success: Pick your apply and start dates

The Business Application Development Certificate program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that's best for you.

7 week coursesProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment Due
Summer 2024, Session II7/1/246/17/246/20/246/24/246/27/24
Fall 2024, Session I8/19/248/5/248/8/248/12/248/15/24
Fall 2024, Session II10/15/2410/1/2410/4/2410/8/2410/11/24

Now enrolling:

8/5/24 Apply Date
8/19/24 Class Starts

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Admissions

Your guideline for admission for the online Business Application Development Certificate

To apply for the online business application development program, you must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited (or equivalent) institution.

Admission Requirements:

  • $50 graduate school application fee
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended

Business Application Development Online Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher (4.0 system) cumulative or in the last 60 semester hours of study
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions

Official transcripts from all institutions attended can be submitted via a secure electronic service offered by the issuing institution to [email protected] or by selecting Emporia State University on the transcript request form, mailed (or overnighted) to:

Emporia State University
Graduate School
Room 313 Plumb Hall
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801

Students who have obtained a degree from a foreign university/college must have a transcript evaluation from a recommended external source that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services). Students will not be allowed to enroll until the evaluation has been received in the Graduate School.

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Courses

Take a closer look at the online Business Application Development Certificate courses

The Business Application Development Certificate online curriculum is comprised of 4 courses (12 credit hours).

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is a foundation of basic and object-oriented programming (OOP) paradigm, emphasizing understanding and implementation of OOP techniques. This course introduces the fundamentals of OOP using different techniques in object-oriented design and programming including functions, classes, encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an in-depth study of SDLC. Emphasis is placed on the tools and techniques that a project leader and systems analyst uses to analyze, design, document, and manage information systems projects. The traditional structured approach to systems analysis is explained. Hands-on assignments are used to provide students with opportunities to apply communication and problem- solving skills and to formulate solutions that address scenarios faced by systems analysts in the business world.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of advanced database concepts including data modeling, normalization, data warehousing, big data, and data security. This course also focuses on to explore various database models including object-orientated model, client-server models, cloudbased model, and NoSQL model as well as to apply these concepts to solve business problems.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces students to programming with Python. Due to its extraordinary combination of power and ease of use, Python has become the tool of choice for developing user-friendly applications in the business world. In this course students will learn the essentials of this object-oriented/event driven language. Students will also be introduced to the use of python in building applications.

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