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Software Development

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 69
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Software Development program prepares students to become computer programmers by learning an array of programming languages used for software development. Students design, write, debug and test application software. Individual effort and teamwork are developed. Skilled graduates are prepared to provide software solutions for employers.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Programmers

  • Median wage: $37.71/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Applications Software Developers

  • Median wage: $43.83/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Web Developers

  • Median wage: $30.59/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Computer Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $71,542/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu