This degree is intended for the information technology student who wants to focus on computer programming and software/applications development. Focus is on the development of computer applications for business, industry, and education that run on computerized devices. As with all information technology degrees, a wide range of job opportunities are available. Graduates of this program will have an advantage in their ability to use the development of computer applications to get the job done.
This program is offered online, with support services provided by the NAU locations listed below. Classes are offered as follows:
Online Classes Only – Students may not take any on-ground classes at the following locations:
Indianapolis, Indiana; Garden City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Wichita West, Kansas; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Minnetonka, Rochester, and Roseville, Minnesota; Independence, Lee's Summit, and Zona Rosa, Missouri; Bellevue, Nebraska; Albuquerque and Albuquerque West, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Allen, Texas.
On-Ground Classes Permissible – In addition to online classes, students may take on-ground classes at the following locations:
Centennial, Colorado Springs, and Colorado Springs South, Colorado; Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown, South Dakota; Austin, Austin South, Georgetown, Houston, Lewisville, Mesquite, and Richardson, Texas.
- Data Structures and Algorithms
- C# Programming
- Object-Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
- Human-Computer Interaction - User-Centered Design
- Intermediate C# Programming
Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.
Computer Support Specialists can seek the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification in the area of Developer.
To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.
About Colorado Springs
National American University’s Colorado Springs campus is conveniently located in the heart of Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs campus has been serving students in the southern Colorado area since 1974, and has long been considered one of NAU’s flagship campus locations. In addition to its strong business and information technology curriculum, the Colorado Springs campus offers excellent medical degree programs in medical assisting, medical administrative assistant, medical staff services, RN foundation courses, and healthcare management. Located at 1915 Jamboree Drive, Suite 185, at the intersection of Chapel Hills Drive and Jamboree Drive, the Colorado Springs campus is easily accessible from Interstate 25 or Academy Boulevard, and is convenient to downtown as well as all suburban areas and military bases.