Software and App Design

  • Program Description:

    The Software and App Design instructional program prepares students to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to support engineers in developing, implementing, and evaluating computer software and program applications. Throughout the Software and App Design instructional program, students learn how to program, programming languages, databases, user interfaces, networking and warehousing, encryption and security, software testing and evaluation, and customization.

    Program Location:

    Desert Sunrise High School
    Maricopa High School

    Median Salary Range:

    $51,000 - $96,000

    Similar Careers:

    • Computer and Information Research Scientists
    • Computer and Information Systems Managers
    • Computer Hardware Engineers
    • Computer Network Architects
    • Computer Programmers
    • Computer Support Specialists
    • Computer Systems Analysts
    • Database Administrators
    • Information Security Analysts
    • Mathematicians and Statisticians
    • Postsecondary Teachers
    • Web Developers and Digital Designers

    Holland Code:

    R (Realistic) I (Investigative) C (Conventional)


    SkillsUSA Arizona empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA Arizona improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA Arizona enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.


    • Certified Internet Web (CIW) JavaScript Specialist Yes Yes Yes No CTE
    • CompTIA – A+
    • CompTIA – IT Fundamentals
    • CompTIA – Security + 
    • CSX Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate
    • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) 
    • Oracle Certified Associate JAVA SE 8 Programmer 
    • Swift Certification App Dev – Level 1


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