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Software Developers, Applications

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Task Duties
Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
Consult with customers about software system design and maintenance.
Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following public postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
University of Kansas INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Bachelor Degree - BS 122
University of Kansas COMPUTER ENGINEERING Bachelor Degree - BS 129
Kansas State University COMPUTER ENGINEERING Bachelor Degree - BS 129
Kansas City Kansas Community College COMPUTER SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY / TECHNICIAN One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 34
Kansas City Kansas Community College COMPUTER SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN Associate Degree - AAS 67
Kansas City Kansas Community College COMPUTER SPECIALIST Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 18
Johnson County Community College COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Associate Degree - AAS 64
Johnson County Community College COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS-SOFTWARE DEVELOPER One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 31
Flint Hills Technical College COMPUTER PROGRAM DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Associate Degree - AAS 62
Flint Hills Technical College COMPUTER PROGRAM DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Neosho County Community College COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS Associate Degree - AAS 64
Neosho County Community College COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Butler Community College INTERACTIVE, DIGITAL, AND 3D TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 33
Butler Community College SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT Associate Degree - AAS 63
Butler Community College INTERACTIVE, DIGITAL, AND 3D TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 63
Wichita State University COMPUTER ENGINEERING Bachelor Degree - BSCPE 124
Independence Community College COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Associate Degree - AAS 62
Independence Community College COMPUTER PROGRAMMING One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 37
North Central Kansas Technical College INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 35
North Central Kansas Technical College INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Fort Hays State University COMPUTER SCIENCE Bachelor Degree - BS 124
Fort Hays State University COMPUTER SCIENCE Bachelor Degree - BS 120
Dodge City Community College COMPUTER SCIENCE One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 30
Dodge City Community College COMPUTER SCIENCE Associate Degree - AAS 62
Northwest Kansas Technical College MOBILE APPLICATION AND ENTERTAINMENT DEVELOPMENT One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 33
Northwest Kansas Technical College MOBILE APPLICATION AND ENTERTAINMENT DEVELOPMENT Associate Degree - AAS 67