Program Overview:

Web Development Certificate Program

Web presence today means more than simply putting an attractive site out on the web. Developers must plan strategically, creating dynamic, user-friendly web pages while organizing content to maximize impact. The Web Development post-baccalaureate certificate program enables students to develop the technical competencies that are required to plan, develop and implement websites that are both eye-catching and useful.

Program Goals

Web Development post-baccalaureate certificate students will:

  • Use a variety of languages and technologies such as HTML5, XML, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL to design, develop or improve websites
  • Create websites that respond to user needs and embody principles of interactive design
  • Apply best programming conventions and practices to create dynamic web applications
  • Evaluate and design information architectures based on user needs
  • Use a contemporary Content Management System

Required Courses

Students are required to complete the following courses:

  • CIS 130 Tools of the World Wide Web
  • CIS 330 Human-Computer Interaction
  • CIS 395 Topics in Information Systems: Programming for the Web
  • CIS 395 Topics in Information Systems: Information Architecture


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Additional Information

Previous programming experience is not required, but some knowledge of HTML is helpful.