One Year. New Career.

One and Done

The Web Development Certificate consists of eight courses designed to transition students from a typical web user to an entry-level Frontend Web Developer.

The suggested timeline for completing the certificate is one year: two courses per quarter over four quarters. New cohorts begin each Fall Quarter.

Full Accredited & High Quality

Students in the Web Development Certificate program will earn up to 40 college credits.

Courses are rigorous and led by knowledgeable instructors with real-world experience in the web development industry. Instruction is highly personalized, and course content is updated annually to keep up with trends in the industry.

Hybrid or Fully Online

We know you have a busy schedule and many obligations. Web Development courses may be taken in either "hybrid" or "online" formats, depending on your need. Hybrid courses have regular face-to-face meetings where you can work with instructors and classmates in hands-on labs. Online courses use video chats and screenshare sessions to allow one-to-one work with your instructor.

3,874
Predicted Number of New Web Developer Jobs in Washington State Annually by 2027
$103,000
Average Salary for Web Developers in Washington State
1,377
Web Developer Job Postings in Seattle Area
3.5%
Job Growth Predicted for Web Developers Annually between 2017 and 2027

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will possess a portfolio of work demonstrating mastery in the following learning outcomes.

  • Design Fluency
    Learn how to make websites that look good and attract users with tools commonly used by web designers and developers.
  • Foundational Understanding of the Web
    Move from web consumer to web creator with a clear knowledge of how the World Wide Web works, how the Internet works, and how we can use these technologies to create engaging software.
  • Frontend Web Development
    Learn the core fundamentals of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript–the three technologies that make the web. These are essential skills for every web developer and web designer.
  • System Operations
    Learn how to publish websites online so they can be accessed by anyone in the world, and how to leverage free software that can transform your business or creative potential.
  • Professional Practice
    Learn how to work on a modern web development team, including basic tools like Git and Github, as well as core concepts in project management and collaboration. Also, learn how to conduct a job hunt and practice interviewing and whiteboarding skills.
  • User Science
    Learn how to build websites that serve all users, including those who use assistive technologies, and that help users accomplish their goals. Use data to determine the value and impact of changes on your websites and applications.
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