Enter the rapidly evolving world of tech and help meet the ever-growing demand for qualified web developers and software engineers. As the internet becomes more integrated with our daily lives, businesses of all sizes, and in all industries, are pursuing a meaningful web experience that can attract potential customers and business partners. Become knowledgeable in the Software Development Life Cycle from concept to finished product, and if you so choose, specialize in any area from front-end to back-end development technologies. Through our project-based learning model, you will learn skills to be utilized in solving problems you will encounter in the day-to-day functions of this profession.
Please note that as of April 26, 2018 the Certificate in Web Development offered by AU Los Angeles is not currently accepting applications and is currently on hiatus.
Become career ready in coding in six months.
- $66,000 median salary for profession*
- Financial aid available
- Veterans’ benefits are available to eligible veterans
- Credits can be applied toward your Antioch undergraduate degree
*Data retrieved from O*NET Online at https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1134.00
The Certificate in Web Development consists of two consecutive 12-week sessions in a classroom setting that emphasizes project-based learning. The first course in the certificate is offered for 12 quarter units and the second course is offered for 24 quarter units, for a total of 36 quarter units. Students must successfully complete the first course before they may continue onto the second term.
The two courses in this 36-unit program provide students with the knowledge and skills in web development needed to be well-prepared to interview for and secure full-time coding positions. These courses are CSC 1010 Introduction to Web Development and CSC 3010 Full Stack Web Development, and are described next in fuller detail.
CSC 1010 Introduction to Full Stack Web Development
The course will give students the knowledge and comprehension to fully understand the responsibilities of a Full Stack Web Developer. The course will teach students to utilize the basic software applications and tools used by industry professionals to develop, debug and design web applications.
- 12 Week Course – 12 Quarter Units
- 12 hours a week of instructor-led time and 12 hours of student-led time
CSC 3010 Immersive Full Stack Web Development
The course will equip students to utilize the software development tools used by industry professionals to develop, debug and design web applications; conducting both front-end and back-end development, application program interfaces (API’s), back-end data stores such as relational database management systems (RDMS) and team development strategies.
- 12 Week Intensive Course – 24 Quarter Units
- 40 hours a week of instructor-led time and 30 hours of student-led time
For detailed curriculum and degree requirements, please visit the AULA catalog.
The Certificate in Web Development was created to meet the growing demand for training in web development. The program will give students the knowledge and comprehension to fully understand the responsibilities of a Full Stack Web Developer and prepare them to perform the duties of a typical Full Stack Web Developer. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be knowledgeable in the Software Development Life Cycle from concept to finished product and will have the ability to specialize, if they choose, in any area from front-end to back-end development technologies.