Undergraduate Certificate In Web Development Online Liberty University
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100% online, 8-week courses
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Not applicable
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Jumpstart Your Career with an Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development

Digital technology and the web are revolutionizing the way we see, understand, and interact with our world. Liberty University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development can help you become a key player in the digital movement that is reshaping our culture. 

With an increasingly digitized world, it is critical that the market has an army of talented web developers in all fields. The rate of regular internet use has increased exponentially over the years, and as of 2019, 55.1% of the world population and 95% of the United States population regularly use the internet.* Because of this dramatic growth in demand for web services, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that web development employment will grow 13% between 2018 and 2028, far more quickly than the projection for other occupations.** Liberty University’s web developer online school can equip you to meet the growing need for web development leaders. 

Our online web development certificate provides a fast-track towards honing key skills to advance your career in web development and design. You will learn crucial programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript; web architecture principles; how to build database systems; and cybersecurity. With the world of technology constantly changing, our undergraduate web development certificate can help ensure that you feel prepared to work and evolve with the most recent technology on the market. Take your creativity, innovation, and passion to the dynamic world of web development with Liberty University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development.

If you are looking for further career advancement, you might also be interested in our online B.S. in Information Technology – Web and Mobile Programming degree.


Why Choose Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development?

Our web development certificate offers a fast-track to understanding web development and jump-starting your career. Liberty is one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, and we are committed to providing you with world-class training and a quality educational experience. 

With our certificate in web development, you will have access to countless resources, including experienced professors and a network of like-minded students who share your interest in web development. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from professors who have years of field experience in areas like developmental computer programming, building a program from design to delivery, and the foundations of web architecture. And by combining online learning with course content from an accredited university, you will receive the high-quality education Liberty is proud to offer while still being able to remain active in your family, job, church, and community.


What Will You Learn in Our Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development?

The web development and design certificate classes within this certificate are tailored to give you the most updated, applicable training to help you find success in your career. Through computer science courses, you will gain a thorough understanding of how to apply frameworks and strategy to a wide variety of business settings. 

Throughout this certificate, you will learn: 

  • How web technology can provide solutions to critical business processes and how to develop these solutions
  • How to apply programming concepts to stand-alone web applications and object-oriented programming
  • How to read and use critical programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • The foundations of web architecture
  • Current technologies utilized in the development of a website
  • How to assess the usability of a website
  • Advanced features of Java and preparation for the Sun Certified Java Programmer exam
  • Basic issues and principles of information system security such as security policies, their mechanisms of implementation, and defenses against attackers
  • Current technologies and best practices for developing database-driven dynamic websites
  • How to apply programming concepts to mobile application development

Required Courses

  • CSIS 100 – Introduction to Information Sciences and Systems
  • CSIS 212 – Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSIS 310 – Web Architecture and Development
  • CSIS 312 – Advanced Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSIS 325 – Database Management Systems
  • CSIS 340 – Studies in Information Security
  • CSIS 410 – Web Enterprise Technologies        
    Highlights
    Certificate Information
    Military Benefits
    Admission Requirements

    Highlights of the Online Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development

    • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years and counting.

    • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

    • By earning your web development certificate from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
    • You can complete our Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development in about 2 semesters.

    Military Benefits for Online Web Development Certificate Students

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

    • Tuition discounts — $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

    Certificate in Web Development Information

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    Admission Requirements for Liberty’s Certificate in Web Development

    Applicants must have a 1.5 or above cumulative combined GPA for all accredited colleges previously attended and complete the High School Self-Certification form. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts**
    • High School Self-Certification form
    • Proof of English proficiency

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **Please note: You cannot be accepted for this program until Liberty has your official transcripts.


    *Broadband Search, at Key internet statistics to know in 2019 (including mobile) (viewed online August 30, 2019).

    **Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Web developers, 2019 (viewed online August 28, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.