Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development Code, Create, Conquer


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Transfer in up to 75% of the certificate total

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. Because of dramatic growth in demand for web services, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that web development employment will grow 8% between 2019 and 2029 — a rate much higher than the national average for projected job growth.* 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 can 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.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Our web development certificate offers a fast-track option to 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.

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 strategies to a wide variety of business settings.

Throughout this certificate, you can 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

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 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!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.