Certificate

Web Design and Development

Meet the demands of contemporary business by creating innovative web and mobile applications. In this certificate program, you’ll learn the best practices of UX principles, information architecture, and web design. Using popular programming languages and frameworks, you’ll learn about the convergence of design and development while building practical skills in client-side and server-side development.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 10
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
4 Course Certificate
Tuition
$10,976
Time
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$16,464
Time
As few as 12 months
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Skills You'll Learn


Create interactive web and mobile applications


Use user-centered design


Leverage knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, and Ajax

Curriculum

Certificate of Completion in Web Design and Development requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

4
Concentration Courses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, please visit our website at http://www.du.edu/learn/certificates/disclosure/ict.html

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program. Note this sample schedule is for the six-course Certificate of Advanced Study.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Classes 3 3 0 0

Take a Course Before You Apply


We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Web Design and Development


Demand for web developers is projected to grow by 15% through 2026 due to the increased use of mobile devices and e-commerce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


The web designers and developers of tomorrow need a robust combination of business skills, strategic thinking, and design know-how, according to the VP of Design Adobe.


Rising consumer expectations is forcing companies to invest in design and user experience, according to CMO.

Job Titles

Lead Web Developer
Systems Administrator
Configuration Manager
Designer/Developer
Technical Architect
Web Programmer
UI/UX Designer

Web Developers Salary: National Average

$66,130
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Get Ahead with Career Services


One-on-one career coaching and mock interviews


Job database dedicated to DU students and alumni


Résumé and cover letter guidance

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Accreditation

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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CNSS Accreditation

The curriculum aligns with the Common Body of Knowledge for CISSP certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium (ISC)². In addition, the concentration was developed in collaboration with the Colorado Springs and Denver chapters of the Information Security Systems Association (ISSA), and the courses have been mapped to the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) standards. The University of Denver has been designated by NSA/DHS as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education.

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Colorado Technology Association

The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.

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Project Management Institute

As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed it's Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI*) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK* Guide).

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Comunications Technology Professionals

CTP is a non-profit, communications technology organization that focuses on promoting growth, innovation and leadership of communications companies and individuals in Colorado.

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