Associate of Applied Science
60 credits | $250 per credit*
Financial Aid Available
Transfer Friendly | 2-Week Terms
Would you like to combine your tech skills with improving the environment? Do you like to solve technology challenges in a sustainable way? Does the advancement of technology, like electric cars and smart homes excite you?
With a degree in Software Development, you can be part of the solutions needed to address environmental issues by creating computer applications that allow underlying systems to run devices or control networks. You’ll learn to be part of the entire process of creating a software program and may use your program to improve the world you care about. You could develop the next sustainability app or help improve the next generation of green transportation. The ever-growing forms of energy-saving products and services need software developers to design, program, test, support and continually improve them.
* Cost per credit and number of credits may change.
Prepares graduates for positions in a variety of businesses and industries including computer systems design, finance, software publishing and manufacturing.
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Information Security and Technology
- Software Developer
- Applications Tester
- Computer Support Specialist
What You Will Learn
- How to design, manage, and code logically correct operational programs.
- How to use your problem-solving skills to keep operating systems and technology functioning.
- Ethical and societal issues related to software development.
- About the software development process, digital devices, and digital logic.
We have identified the best features of in-person and virtual learning, brought them together, and created an innovative and flexible education designed for the modern learner. All courses run on a two-week term calendar where learners take one course at a time. Each class meets in person regularly with day, weekend, and evening options available. In addition, courses leverage HyFlex instruction to enhance classroom learning. Using this flexible approach, learners leverage tools such as discussion boards, academic support resources, videos, and project-based assignments to demonstrate their understanding of the content. Our facility in New Gloucester, Maine, is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms deploying cutting–edge technology, laboratories, conference rooms, co-working/study spaces, and more to support and enhance teaching and learning.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions part of Unity Environmental University?
Yes, the Technical Institute is one of four educational units under Unity Environmental University.
Where are courses held?
All programs are delivered in-person at Freeport Hall, on Unity Environmental University’s campus located on Pineland Farms.
70 Farm View Drive, Suite 200
New Gloucester, ME 04260.
Is the Technical Institute an online program?
No. Our courses have in-person participation, accompanied with virtual guided learning, discussions, or projects.
How much does it cost?
Our cost is $250 per credit pricing, for a two-credit course. Financial aid options are available which can reduce out-of-pocket costs significantly. Additionally, for the majority of courses, there are no costs for textbooks!
How do I find out if I’m eligible for financial aid?
The process is simple and free to apply! Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Make sure to include the Unity Environmental University, Technical Institute for Environmental Professions school code: 006858. If you have questions about financial aid, paying for college, or the process, our recruitment team is eager to help.
When do classes start?
There are 20 terms per year, and courses offered all year long, so there is always an opportunity to start when it is convenient for you. There is no better time to start than now!
What am I going to learn?
Skills and competencies that have been identified as essential by subject matter experts in your field and will align with prospective employer needs.
How do I apply?
Applying is easy, free, and can be completed right on your smartphone! Complete our online application.
Do you accept prior learning and transfer credits?
Yes, we have a very transfer-friendly approach. Everyone’s prior learning is different, so we recommend that you have a conversation with your recruitment specialist, to discuss how your experience and credits will best be applied to your new degree.