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A career in software development begins at Davis Technical College. Software is a part of every business transaction in today’s fast-paced business environment. In the Davis Tech Software Development program, students will code in Visual Basic, Java, C#, and other industry-related coding languages. Students will be introduced to using Software Version Control, making API calls to get data from web servers, exploring data structures, and storing and retrieving data for business applications. Students in the program will code for a mobile environment. When students near the end of the program, they will work with one of our placement specialists to find a job utilizing newly gained skills to begin a career. If you are already employed, enhance your skills with a customized plan developed just for you by working one-on-one with a faculty advisor.

Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$40 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$3,106 Student tuition and fees **
$602 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Software Development

Classroom Hours

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Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

— Program Prerequisite: Completion of Information Technology Program —

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)

Computer Programming 1A

Computer Programming IB (Java)

Exploring Computer Science

Web Development 1A

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. These allow you to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed.

In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Weber State University
Western Governors University

Program Faculty

Diana Gunnarson
Master's Degree from Boston College

George Ray
Master's Degree from University of Utah

Brent Guymon
Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Chris McCauley
Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

“I decided to start taking classes here so I could broaden my skill set, either within the changing news industry I'm currently in or in another field entirely. These classes have helped me to exercise my brain in ways I haven't in while.”

Kimball Bennion, Software Development

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps

Completion of the Information Technology program or instructor approval is a prerequisite for this program.


Complete college application and pay fee


Meet with Instructor


Enroll in program


Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)


Pay tuition and fees


Start classes