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New HTML5 Mobile App Development Certificate Begins in July at Ramapo College May Information Sessions Scheduled

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(MAHWAH, NJ) The Ramapo College Board of Trustees recently approved a new online HTML5 Mobile App Development Certificate program that will launch on July 1, 2013. With the rapid upsurge in the number and types of mobile devices, the development of easy-to-use apps that can be supported on varying devices and platforms has become a task of increasing importance.

The two-month online certificate program teaches the essential components of modern HTML5 Mobile App Development. The program provides learners with the necessary technical knowledge for successful planning, design, development, and support of apps and mobile Websites in personal, commercial, and organizational environments. The developed mobile Web applications may be accessed via a wide variety of devices such as cell phones, tablets, and computers of all kinds and formats.

The online program focuses on mobile-first and responsive design approaches in the use of HTML5 technologies, covering the latest CSS methods, JavaScript support, local data use, new HTML5 media handling, and more. And, students completing the certificate will be able to apply their newly-learned skills to virtually all current mobile operating systems including Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows 8, and others. In fact, Mashable has declared 2013 as the Year of Responsive Design. And, mobile app developer was named “Best Computer Job for the Future” by ITCareerFinder.com, noting a projected 32% ten-year job growth or 292,000 new jobs through 2020.

Information sessions are scheduled on Wednesday, May 22 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Academic Complex, Room B-224. Please sign up at https://www.ramapo.edu/cipl/mobile-app/ or contact the Ramapo College Center for Innovative and Professional Learning at cipl@ramapo.edu or 201.684.7370.

The Ramapo College of New Jersey Center for Innovative and Professional Learning (CIPL) supports postgraduate professional education, workforce development, and alternative learning. The Center also engages in internal and external educational partnerships to advance the College, and provides innovative continuous learning opportunities for community members of all ages.

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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