Design your future

Earn a software developer degree and pursue your passion for website and software design.

Whether you dream of designing websites or creating software, turn your dream into a reality with the educational tools you’ll get from earning a software developer degree. You’ll take one 5-week class at a time and tailor your degree by taking electives you find compelling and suit your distinct needs. You can save time and money by transferring credits previously earned and have credit for work relevant experience evaluated for potential credit. The curricula in these programs is approved by a group of industry professionals, so you can feel confident you’re learning relevant, up-to-date content in an evolving technological world.

Save time and money on commuting by earning your software developer degree online. You'll study at an accredited university, follow along with lectures and access coursework anywhere you have an internet connection. You have outside obligations, we get it, which is why earning your degree online offers you flexibility when balancing work with your home life.

Depending on the level of education achieved, many students who graduate with these degrees pursue careers as software developers, engineers and consultants; application developers; IT analysts; and technical consultants.



Choose a web developer degree that meets your needs:




Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology with a Programming Certificate:

Get the tools you need to develop software and websites in this online degree program. This web developer degree covers systems development and operating systems, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript®, Java® and C/C++ programming languages. You'll learn:

  • Coding
  • Testing and troubleshooting programs
  • Database development
  • Programming technology





Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with Advanced Software Developer Certificate:

Get exposure to real-life networking scenarios through hands-on labs and simulations in this program offered online and on campus. It covers a complete range of software engineering topics including software engineering, operating systems, advanced programming and it will help you develop sought-after critical-thinking and leadership skills. You’ll learn:

  • Discrete mathematics
  • Probability and statistics
  • Computer science
  • Managerial science
  • Applications to complex computer systems



Why Phoenix?

The College of Information Systems and Technology is an essential force behind our software developer degree programs. The faculty in the College of Information Systems and Technology average more than 20 years’ professional experience — with more than 70 percent of instructors having worked for a Fortune 1000 company or subsidiary. Additionally, class sizes average fewer than 14 students so you get the attention you need from instructors.

One course at a time
When earning your degree, you’ll get to take just one 5-week class at a time.
Customize your degree
Tailor your degree to your needs and interests by selecting from a list of electives to help fulfill your degree requirements.
Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

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Get the tools needed to follow your dreams of designing websites and software — earn your software developer degree.

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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.