Master of Science in Information and Communication Technology, Software Design and Programming –Online Program
Offered by: University of Denver
College credits: 48 Credit Hours
Course length: 10 Weeks
You’ll learn how to:
- Design software using best practices in security, Software Quality Assurance, and the Unified Software Development Process
- Generate program code in languages such as C#, Java, Python, and PHP
- Create database programming and queries
- Analyze the concepts of object-oriented methods and programming
- Compare and contrast the features and benefits of IDEs such as Eclipse, NetBeans, and Visual Studio
- Assess appropriate implementations of frameworks such as J2EE, .NET, and Ruby on Rails
- ICT 4000 - ICT Business Foundations
- ICT 4005 - ICT Technical Foundations
- ICT 4010 - Enterprise Architecture
- ICT 4901 - Capstone Project
- ICT 4902 - Capstone Seminar
- ICT 4903 - Applied Capstone Seminar
- ICT 4904 - Interdisciplinary Capstone Seminar
- ICT 4300 - Web Enabled Information Systems
- ICT 4305 - Object-Oriented Methods
- ICT 4310 - Client-Server Applications
- ICT 4315 - Object-Oriented Programming
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.
Popular electives for students pursuing Information And Communications Technology programs include:
- ICT 4100 - Principles of Project Management
- ICT 4351 - .NET Programming with C#
- ICT 4361 - Java Programming
- ICT 4370 - Python Programming
- ICT 4400 - Database Administration
- ICT 4405 - Database Design & Programming
- ICT 4505 - Website Design and Management
- ICT 4510 - Advanced Website Design and Management
- ICT 4515 - Usability Design For Websites
- ICT 4520 - User Experience: A Human-Centered Approach to Product Design
- ICT 4540 - XML & Data in Application Development
- ICT 4555 - Introduction to Animate CC
- ICT 4561 - Web Development with PHP
- ICT 4576 - Native Application Development on Mobile Devices
- ICT 4580 - Mobile Application Development with Web Standards
- ICT 4585 - Web Development with Ruby on Rails
- ICT 4605 - Principles of Information Security
- ICT 4680 - Principles of Cryptography
- ICT 4695 - Application Security
Cost and Schedule
Guild provides reduced cost education for working adults. We’ll help you have an affordable path to move your education forward.
With financial aid, Guild students may be eligible to pay a fraction of the published cost to advance their education.
- Tuition assistance benefits from your employer
- The $2,500 American Opportunity Tax Credit
- Guild's tuition discount, and no out-of-state tuition costs
- University of Denver courses are offered on a quarter system, with individual 10-week terms
- Enroll in one or two classes at a time, starting every 10 weeks.
- Take your classes entirely online, with flexibility to balance work, school, family, and personal life.
- Gain knowledge and skills that are career-relevant and can be applied tomorrow.
The Lifelong Learning Credit (up to $2000) and the American Opportunity Tax Credit* (up to $2500) are both available annually to U.S. students.
Guild negotiates reduced tuition with partner colleges and programs, giving you affordable options from the start.
Guild works with your employer to offer corporate tuition assistance to qualified employees.
Guild is committed to reduce the cost of higher education for hard-working adults. We'll help make an affordable path to move your education forward.
* The American Opportunity Tax Credit is only available for eligible students in undergrad or master's degree programs. All other funding categories are available for all eligible students. Please check with your individual employer to verify your eligibility.
Guild is designed for working adults. With 100% online classes, you work and study when it’s most convenient for you.
Your team is here to support you through admissions, the financial aid process, and each of your classes
"My General Manager says that he's seen a lot of development and changes in how I manage... I would recommend this 10/10 to anyone."
Shania | Service Manager | Chipotle
Student in Guild's Management Training Program, starting her degree at CSU Global in 2017
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Chavonne | Paraprofessional | Denver Public Schools
B.A. in Special Education (K-12) at Western Governors University
"Guild’s programs and services are practical and transformative. I am very thankful for Guild's on-going support and advice."
Guild class alumna
San Jose, California
Frequently Asked Questions
- A path to finish your degree or take graduate courses, at little to no cost
- A personal college and career adviser to help you navigate programs and offerings
- Online classes that allow you to work at your own pace
- Relevant classes and programs designed to help you advance in your career
- Credit recognition for past college credits and corporate credits towards your degrees
- Students first: We're here to help you, and you come first in our world. In exchange, we expect you give your all and to support your fellow classmates.
- We learn best by doing: Experimentation, learning by doing, feedback and reflection lay at the core of every learning experience with Guild.
- Feedback makes us better, in fact, it’s a gift: Practice only makes perfect when we get feedback on how to improve.
- Reflection is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have: Reflection allows us to digest the learnings and feedback we’ve received.
- Community matters: We’re all in this together and we expect all Guild members to appreciate the role we play in each other’s learning experience.