Continuing Education and Customized Training


“I feel MCTC is one of the best options for computer training. It has been a great experience and MCTC is an organization that we will use in the future.”

–Julie Droegemueller, Caribou Coffee


"MCTC is a great way for adults to learn important applications in a small classroom setting. Classes are limited to 12 students and the curriculum is designed so students can go back over step-by-step exercises as many times as they would like."

–Deb Lehr, MCTC Continuing Education Microsoft Applications Instructor

iPhone/iPad Application Design and Development

Creating native iOS applications requires an understanding of usability practices on iOS devices as well as programming and graphic design principles specifically for iOS devices. Taught by industry professionals, this course will provide an understanding of how iOS applications are created from concept to completion. The course will focus on Objective-C, the programming language of iOS applications and Xcode, the integrated development environment of iOS applications.

Prerequisites: You will need a Mac computer that can utilize Xcode 4.6.2 or above and a base understanding of programming principles, such as variables, functions, loops, objects and operators.

Courses include:

  • iPad and iPhone User Experience
  • Beginning Objective C
  • iPad and iPhone software Development Kit
  • Publishing iOS Applications
  • See our course schedule for classes being offered in iPhone/iPad Application Design & Development.

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