Program Details

Mobile and Web Application Development for the Mobile Devices

Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
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About the Program

Become an IT specialist able to develop and ensure the quality and functionality of mobile applications (iOS and Android) with LaSalle College Montréal's Mobile and Web Application Development for the Mobile Devices program (ACS). You will also be able to work in the field of mobile web development.

Alumni are able to implement various types of native mobile applications, such as games and web-based mobile applications. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Assist clients (or employers) in defining their needs, model applications, and program in languages specific to mobile devices.
  • Develop mobile applications in various sectors, such as the video game sector.
  • Perform online monitoring for mobile web development projects.

Career Prospects

According to Job Bank, the outlook for mobile application developers and designers through 2025 is positive. The thriving video game sector, including mobile and virtual reality, drives job opportunities, supported by the rise in remote work demands. 

Career Fields

  • Mobile Application Developer (iOS/Android platforms),
  • Mobile Application Designer,
  • Mobile Application Quality Assurance Manager.

Diploma & Accreditation

This Attestation of College Studies (ACS) is accredited by the ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur of Québec and is internationally recognized.

ACS programs are part of continuing education and destined primarily for adults seeking to add value to their skill set or reorient their career.

Required Materials

A MacBook computer is mandatory for study in this program. Windows computers are not accepted.

Mentors may request other standard or student-licensed software mandatory for their courses to be installed.

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Admissions Criteria

Exceptions to these admission criteria may be applied.

Every application is reviewed by the College.

To be eligible for acceptance into an ACS program, applicants are generally required to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have basic computer skills and be familiar with a programming language (C++, C#, Python, Java); and

  • Have interrupted their full-time studies for at least two (2) consecutive semesters or one (1) full school year; or

  • Have followed post-secondary studies for a period of at least one (1) year; or

  • Have a Secondary School Diploma (DES) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS), and the program allows them to receive a technical training that is not available in a DCS program; or

  • Have an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient and meet the admission criteria set for college studies.

List of Courses

ACS programs are based on DCS program curricula, but do not have general education courses like French, English, or Philosophy.


Concentration Courses

  • Introduction to Programming (Java) (75 h)
  • UML Modeling (60 h)
  • SQL Databases (75 h)
  • Elements of mobile devices (45 h)
  • Objective-C programming (60 h)
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming (75 h)
  • Introduction to Mobile development for Android (75 h)
  • Introduction to Mobile development for iOS (75 h)
  • Project Management (90 h)
  • Advanced Mobile applications development for Android (90 h)
  • Advanced Mobile applications development for iOS (90 h)
  • Final Project (90 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

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