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Associate and Bachelor's Degrees

Software Development
Online Programs

Calendar

CLASSES START
Mar 4th

16-32 Mo.

Program Length

60-120

Credits

Online

Format

AS, BS

Degree Pathways

Associate and Bachelor's Degrees

Software Development
Online Programs

Your career in software development IS possible with Herzing

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 45-90 approved credits
Format100% online coursework with optional internship or capstone project
OptionsChoose from 6 business disciplines
LanguagesLearn in-demand programming languages including Java, C++, Python and more
PathwaysEarn dual credit towards a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree
QuickPathsTransfer credit, stackable credentials, and adaptive learning technology build a faster pathway to a higher education with Herzing University
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Software Development

Choose Your Software Development Program Pathway

Software development online degree programs include associate and bachelor's degree options which prepare you for a career as a software developer or engineer. 

Each program provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills in software engineering, computer networks, network security, object-oriented programming, database concepts, and much more. No coding experience required!

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Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge and skills required to succeed in your work and build a foundation for continued career growth.

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Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

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Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support and library services.

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Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

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Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start March 4th

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Pathways

Follow your career pathway with Herzing

Software Engineer with Associate Degree Completing Project
  • Program length: 16 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Software Development
Software Developers with Bachelor's Degrees Collaborating on Project
  • Program length: 32 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Bachelor of Science in Software Development

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Careers

What can I do with a degree?

Upon earning a degree in software development from Herzing University, you’ll be prepared for many types of different jobs in software development.

Potential job titles include:

  • Application software developer
  • Systems software developer
  • Software quality assurance engineer/tester
  • Web developer
  • Computer systems analyst

As you learn more about the fundamentals of coding and get comfortable with different programming languages you’ll get a feel for what you do best.

Software Developer ranked the #1 Best Job of 2023 by U.S. News & World Report

With a degree in software development you may find opportunities creating websites, designing video games, developing mobile apps, building business applications and much more. Our program is designed to empower you to find the job that’s perfect for you.

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Software Development Degree Programs

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This program prepares students for a broad range of positions in the computing field, with particular emphases placed on software development. Foundational skills taught include programming logic, object-oriented programming, applications development, including web and mobile application fundamentals, database applications, security concepts, and network and computer architecture fundamentals. Advanced skills include software application design, systems analysis and design, software testing, and business analysis.

Students will have the opportunity to complete their studies through a selection of elective coursework that deepens their understanding of information technology and software development techniques, as well business management concepts.

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in the computing field, with particular emphases placed on software development. Skills taught include programming logic, object-oriented programming, applications development, including web and mobile application fundamentals, database applications, security concepts, and network and computer architecture fundamentals. Graduates of this program may continue on to a bachelor's degree in software development.

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Accreditation

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Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District Of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

What I liked most about my experience at Herzing University was the fact that a lot of the classes were fairly small so I had a lot of one-on-one time with the instructor.

John Paul Roberts

John Paul Roberts

Technology Program

Orlando Campus

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