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Software Development

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 57
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Anoka Technical College Software Development diploma is a program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future.

The program provides students with the basis to become a professional software developer. The curriculum combines theoretical design and analysis instruction with extensive hands-on implementation practice using today�s hottest software development environments. Students learn the skills necessary to be successful business analysts and software developers.

The Software Development diploma program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers. The unique program allows technical specialization in Software Development while the common core courses and required electives from other specializations build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of access to corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are be available. IT graduates are highly employable; in many cases, even before graduation.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • Power Plant Operators

  • Median wage: $34.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Nuclear Technicians

  • Median wage: $38.90/hour
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Robotics Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Toll-Free: (866) 433-5590 Local: (763) 576-4850 Email: