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Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development

Programming and web design are among the main topics that students could expect to explore when they enroll in Colorado State University Global's Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development program. Get more details about this online certificate program here.

Official Program Name:

Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University Global

Degree Level:

Undergraduate Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Aspiring students might have taken previous courses in computer science and should be familiar with basic computer functions and applications. They might also demonstrate stronger-than-average analytical, creative, and organizational skills. All applicants to Colorado State University Global should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Colorado State University Global's Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development program is designed to provide a basic education in programming languages and web development processes. Topics likely to be addressed in the curriculum include HTML programming, web design principles, interactive computer systems, and the design and implementation of database management systems. Students have the opportunity to learn such languages as JavaScript, PHP, SQL, and Python. Software integration practices and information security are also addressed.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

18 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for an Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development:

Students seeking to earn this undergraduate certificate must complete six courses for a total of 18 credits. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado State University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Web Application Development Major Courses (18 credits)

  • Basic Programming
  • Web Design and Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to Programming with JavaScript
  • Web Development Principles with PHP
  • Database Management

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After being awarded the Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development, graduates who have the desire to expand their technical skills and knowledge of computer applications could enter a bachelor's degree program. A 4-year degree program could provide deeper studies in programming, software engineering, information systems, and advanced topics in database, networking, and operating systems. A bachelor's could be required to begin working in the field or for advancement to managerial positions in corporate IT departments or technical consulting firms.

Bachelor's degrees graduates might be prepared to pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems and Business Analytics

Career Paths:

Graduates of Colorado State University Global's Undergraduate Certificate in Web Application Development program might explore entry-level positions in IT departments, technological development companies, technical consulting firms, or computer manufacturing companies. They might assist in designed web pages, programming applications, or creating software programs.

Relevant job titles for graduates could include:

  • Webmaster
  • Web designer
  • Software engineer
  • JavaScript developer
  • Front-end developer