The software that drives work, entertainment, and communication -- including through mobile applications -- has become an essential part of our daily lives. When you complete our Bachelor of Science in Software Development, you’ll be prepared for a successful career in software development, a field with one of the highest demands for applicants in information technology careers today.*
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The Bellevue University in-class or online Software Development degree is designed with input from industry experts and leading IT employers. You’ll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge, fully develop and gain confidence in your software design and coding skills, and earn a valuable degree that helps prepare you for jobs in this in-demand career field.
Specifically, in the accelerated Software Development degree program, you’ll develop the skills to design, build, and maintain software critical to an enterprise, including designing and programming computer applications, upgrading computer applications and system software, and building and managing relational database systems.
You will have the opportunity to learn programming via hands-on practice with:
Ruby on Rails
You will gain other critical skills a software developer needs in:
Information system and user needs analysis
Testing of applications and software
Our Software Development degree is designed specifically for you if you are currently a computer programmer who desires advancement but needs a bachelor's degree, or you want to work as a software developer or software engineer but lack the credentials or experience. Integrating hands-on, applied learning with theory, all Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative student learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.
If you have a foundational understanding of computing and an interest in programming, you may be ready for a degree in Software Development. Contact an admissions counselor to help you determine if you have the basic computer science skills required.