Mobile Health Software Development (Spokane Community College)

The Mobile Health Software Development (MHSD) certificate program is a three quarter course of study created for students enrolled in the Software Development AAS degree, certificate program, veterans with a computer programming background, or for experienced programmers to further develop their mobile software development skills. This certificate offers a thorough examination of mobile software development and provides an entry way into healthcare, health information technology, and health information management systems. The focus of this certificate is two-fold; it incorporates entry-level knowledge of health IT and management systems with a solid foundation of mobile software development, including HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Responsive Design, Phone Gap, and the Android mobile development platform. The entry-level health IT specialist´┐Ż█¬s curriculum is aligned to the new CAHIMS (Certified Associate in Healthcare Information Management Systems) certification administered by HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society.) The MHSD certificate is designed for current software development students or for those who have previous a degree or experience in software design and desire to enter a career in health IT.
Primary Material Type:
Spokane Community College
Project Name:
Health eWorkforce

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Department of Labor
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers


Formal Accessibility Policy:
Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Language - Passage Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Complex Images, Charts, and Graphs Have Text Descriptions
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Audio/Video Delivered Via Media Player
  • Non Flickering Content
  • STEM Content (e.g. Mathematics, Chemistry) Markup
  • STEM - Notation markup
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

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Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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