Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Instructional Program (CIP)
Back End Software Developer is an 18-week program consisting of three 6-week courses: Introduction to Java, Relational Databases with MySQL, and Web API Design with Spring Boot. Students learn the skills and technologies necessary to enter the industry as a Back End Software Developer. Skills and technologies include Java 1.8, Algorithms, OOP, Design Patterns, Unit Testing, SQL, DDL, DML, Database Concepts, JDBC, Spring Boot, Spring Data, REST, JPA, JWT, AWS, and more. Course consists of three six-week courses that will involve 234-324 hours of instruction, dependent on student choice of career pathway.
Competencies to be achieved:
Students will be able to 1) design and develop back end APIs using Java, MySQL, and Spring Boot; 2) utilize programming concepts in Java such as Object-Oriented Programming, design patterns, and algorithms to solve business problems; 3) design and develop normalized databases in an RDBMS; 4) understand source control using Git; 5) implement basic application security features; 6) deploy an application to AWS using Elastic Beanstalk; and 7) write unit tests for application code.
Total Cost of Program: $2995
Tuition: $2,995 including Certification Exam: SPECIAL NOTE: Program fees go to multiple vendors and will be outlined in the proposal letter. Fees may vary.
Provide a list of all books required for the program: No books are required, all content exists in an online portal.
Provide a list of all supplies required for the program: Computer with minimum of i5 processor and 8GB RAM.
WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Maureen Hannon
Phone number: 602.238.4323
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Background restrictions are determined by employers and there are no general restrictions/requirements in software development.
Industry Recognized: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: W3Schools – SQL Certification
Career Pathway: Software Development/Engineering
Credential Attainment Rate: 86%
No refunds will be given after class starts.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
108 N. 40th Street
5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection
Name of Credential
SQL Developer Certificate
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - https://www.gatewaycc.edu/accreditation
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost