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Undergraduate Introduction to Web Development Certificate

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  • Format

    Online for 2021–2022

  • Average Course Tuition


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man developing website on computer

Learn to build dynamic websites and applications.

Designed for a student with little or no experience in web programming, this three-course undergraduate certificate will give you a strong foundation in web development skills and tools.

What You'll Learn

  • Master the fundamentals of website and web application development using CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Build dynamic, database-driven and single-page applications and practice using tools and frameworks such as WordPress, Drupal, Node.js, Laravel, Angular, React, Ember, and Vue.js.
  • Gain familiarity with front- and back-end web technologies.
  • Learn best practices and tools for website planning, layout, and responsive design.

Earning Your Certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete three certificate courses for undergraduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.

Certificate Courses

The undergraduate certificate in Introduction to Web Development requires three courses:

  • Foundations course (choose one course from select group)
  • Electives (choose any two courses from select group)

Courses taken before the Fall 2020 semester do not apply toward this certificate.

Ready to take the next step?

You can enroll in your first course in the:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

See the schedules in the academic calendar.

Search For Courses

To find courses that apply toward the certificate use DCE Course Search and Registration:

  • Scroll through the search filters to “Courses in an Undergraduate Certificate.”
  • Choose “Introduction to Web Development Certificate” to explore program courses.


Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.

Our Tuition (2021–22 rate) $1,920 per 4-credit course ($480 per credit)
Average Tuition of Peer Institutions $2,738 per course
Average Total Cost $5,760