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Web Application Technologies


This certificate will prepare students for positions in web application support, quality assurance, usability testing and help desk. Learn to build and support simple web-based applications in HTML5 and CSS and configure client and server devices with TCP/IP settings. Students complete 20 credits, resulting in a Web Application Technologies Certificate.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Credits
Certificate Full Time: 2
Part Time: 3

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

There are no entry requirements for this program

  • Author simple web pages in HTML5, CSS, and related web technologies
  • Understand basic programming concepts such as variables, functions, input/output, and flow controls.
  • Configure client and server devices with TCP/IP settings including IP addresses, ports, and domain names.
  • Understand core relational database concepts such at tables, attributes, entities, queries, and connectors.

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All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.

Part Time Cost

Resident Non-Resident International
$2,471.60 $2,818.40 $6,359.00

Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391.

Worker Friendly

This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Online: Coursework is generally completed over the internet, within a quarterly timeframe, contact with instructor via email. Some courses may require limited on-campus visits.
  • Hybrid: Hybrid courses provide students with the scheduling flexibility of fewer campus visits while covering the same materials as an equivalent class held entirely on campus. Hybrid classes usually have at least one on-campus meeting per week combined with a "virtual classroom" with online content, lessons and activities.
  • Evening: Courses with a start time of 4:00 PM or later.


Course Course ID Credits Availability

Gain a basic understanding of the programming field. Learn to solve problems through programming logic and design and use efficient troubleshooting techniques to find and correct errors. This class features JavaScript, the language of interactive web pages. Recommended for students considering careers in application development, IT security, or network and server administration.

IT 102 5.0

Must have EET 131 - IT Essentials I A+ CERT (may be taken concurrently) or instruction permission

Understand core protocols, devices, and technologies for wired and wireless networking. Intro to current networking technology for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and the Internet. Introduces key concepts and practices for network security, management, and troubleshooting. Prereq: EET 131 (may be taken concurrently) or permission.

IT 120 5.0

Recommended: work or class experience using DBMS

Provides instruction in techniques for creating, modifying, deleting, and querying databases using SQL. Focuses on designing and understanding SQL queries using MySQL, although techniques can also be used with other relational DBMS.

IT 125 5.0

Covers the fundamental mechanics of web page production starting with the absolute basics of creating properly structured websites using the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students will learn how to write their own code to create web pages that include text, links, images, tables, and forms as well as how to launch their website on the Internet using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

IT 161 5.0