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it software developer
why choose it software developer?
- businesses everywhere rely on software to optimize communication and manage day-to-day operations, creating a sharp increase in the demand for software developers.
- you’ll build the specific skills and knowledge of an entry-level software developer.
- software developers are the creative minds behind the design of computer programs and systems.
- interested in earning a bachelor’s degree? for transfer opportunities, visit mstc.edu/transfer.
stevens point campus
1001 centerpoint drive
stevens point, wi 54481
wisconsin rapids campus
500 32nd street north
wisconsin rapids, wisconsin 54494
what you'll learn
graduates of mid-state’s it software developer program have the skills needed to design, develop, and maintain software and software systems on a wide variety of computing devices and to meet the spectrum of business needs.
you’ll learn to create software to run on all platforms including network servers, desktop workstations, web pages, and android and ios mobile devices. you will use state-of-the-art equipment and work in teams to design, develop, test, and implement small-scale software systems for nonprofit organizations or simulated clients.
estimated entire program cost
cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $9,459.99
- books: $1,316.40
- supplies, uniforms, and/or exams: $0.00
- total estimated cost: $10,776.39
financial aid eligibility
this program is eligible for full financial aid.
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brent presley, bs, mba
brent earned his mba from uw–oshkosh and is working on his master’s in software engineering from north dakota state university. he has held numerous management and developer roles in the insurance, banking, software, and service industries. brent is also a member of the central wisconsin developers group and the big data advanced analytics, machine learning group.
“i love to teach because i love to watch people when they finally understand something they have worked very hard to learn.”
jason stroik, bs, ms
jason earned his master of science in computer information systems from university of phoenix. with 15 years of experience in software development for the paper, banking, and insurance industries, he has a strong grasp of agile development, sdlc, web-based systems development with asp.net, microsoft sql server, sql queries, stored procedures, triggers, client-side web scripting, html, css, and a comprehensive list of programming languages.
“the moment you see a student grasp a concept and realize they have an ability that wasn't present before, that the future has opened up—that is why i teach.”
- applications developer
- computer programmer/analyst
- mobile applications developer
- software engineer
- systems developer
- technical architect
- web developer
“mid-state’s it software developer program is more than simply learning to write programs. it helps you become an indispensable member of any team.”
choose your path
career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.