Become a professional Android Developer as you learn, alongside Google Developer Experts, how to create successful Apps.
Learn all about Android Application Development and get prepared to take the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam. Progress from the basic concepts to the best professional practices in a unique way that will inspire you to be a great Android developer. You will learn, from Google Developer Experts, Java and object-oriented programming concepts, including classes, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism You will also learn advanced skills, such as adding maps & location-based services, photo, video and integrating with other applications. You will be given code examples during instruction to help you work towards the final Capstone project, which is to develop your own app. The Capstone project will certify your Android App Development abilities and allow your skills to be recognized by corporations around the globe. This MicroMasters Program will prepare you for the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam and give you the opportunity to earn credit and put you on an accelerated path to an Information Technology Masters. Learners who successfully earn the MicroMasters Credential are eligible to apply to the online or on-campus Information Technology with Specialization in Systems Information and Database Master’s program with no need to take the admission test. Learners who have earned a MicroMasters Credential would be credited for 18 academic units (36 units are required for the first year of the master’s degree).
- Average Length: 3-6 weeks per course
- Effort: 8-10 hours per week, per course
- Number Of Courses: 5 Courses in Program
- Subject: Computer Science
- Institution: Galileo University
- Institution Offering Credit: Galileo University
- Language: English
- Video Transcripts: English
- Price (USD): Free to try or pursue the MicroMasters credential for $1000
- The average base salary for Android Developer is $89,651 per year, ranging from $68,553 to $112,020. (source: paysa.com)
- The estimated total number of Android devices in the hands of consumers, as of December 2014, according to statista.com, lies north of 1.6 billion. This is a staggering amount and a very large potential market of users.
- Exciting career opportunities for an Android App Developer, Android Engineer, Quality Assurance (Android), Android UX Engineer, Design.
What You'll Learn:
- Understand how writing, compiling and running basic Java applications using basic algorithms, developing programs with conditionals and loops and design and implement recursive algorithms.
- Understand Android architecture and the key principles underlying its design.
- Identify different techniques to plan, design and prototype your mobile apps before writing any code.
- Apply material design principles to build compelling, beautiful interfaces for your Android apps, building layouts using XML and using Java code.
- Create applications using the new version of Firebase.
- Understand the use of Model-View-Presenter (MVP).
- Understand how to integrate with third-party API (Twitter, Facebook).
- Test Android-based mobile applications using Android testing tools.
- Understand how to monetize Android apps to earn money in the Android market.
MicroMasters Program Details
How To Earn Your MicroMasters Credential Successfully complete and earn a Verified Certificate in all four courses and the final Capstone Project. Take Your Credential To The Next Level Combine your MicroMasters Credential with the Information Technology Master. With a MicroMasters Credential in hand, students interested in continuing their studies at Galileo University may apply to the full Information Technology master’s program. (Earn 18 University Credits, equivalent to 25% of Master’s courses.)
- Java Fundamentals for Android Development
Gain entry-level skills and knowledge in Java fundamentals and an intro to Android Studio for a strong foundation in Android Apps.
- Android App Development for Beginners
Learn the Android app development process from Google experts.
- Professional Android App Development
Google Developer Experts show you how to become a Professional Android App Developer.
- Monetize Android Apps with Business Models
Create profitable Apps using proven business models and earn money by developing your Android App using AdMob.
- Android Developer Capstone Project: Building a Successful Android App
Demonstrate and implement the knowledge and skills acquired in the Android Developer MicroMasters.
What is a MicroMasters Program? Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy and may accelerate a Master's degree.
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