Certificate in Web Application Development
Portland Community College

Program Details

The Certificate in Web Application Development from Portland Community College is an online web development degree for those interested in building and maintaining websites.  Almost every business and organization now have a website for future and current customers or to provide information to visitors and this degree introduces the knowledge and skills needed to enter the field.  In less than a year students can complete the following courses to earn this online web design degree:

  • JavaScript for Web Developers
  • Mobile Application Programming for Android
  • PHP Web Development I

The curriculum teaches fundamental programming concepts that are used to build practical, real-world web applications with a range of dynamic features.  Plus, students learn to develop mobile applications for the Android Operating System that can be used on Android phones and tablets.  In addition to the Android application design, coding, and terminologies, courses also introduce the server-side scripting language PHP and how it is used to develop websites.  Students examine JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL database installation, database manipulation, user authentication, e-commerce techniques, and more.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Portland Community College is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score