About this Program
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To apply, you must have:
- A high school diploma, GED or equivalent
- HTML and CSS experience
You should be willing and able do independent web searches to solve coding and programming problems.
Including time in class, you should expect to spend about 11 to 13 hours each week on coursework.
If English is not your native language, you should have at least intermediate English skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Noncredit Programs.
Because this offering is 100% online, no visa is required and international students are welcome to apply. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
- Access to a computer with a recent operating system such as Windows 7 or later or Mac OSX 10.6 or later, although an Intel Mac or Linux platform is optimal
- Recent web browser
- High-speed internet connection
- Headset and webcam (recommended)
- Second monitor (recommended)
Earning the Certificate
You earn a certificate of completion by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- DOM manipulation, data structures and state containers
- How to create single-page applications using React.js
- How to use Node.js for back-end web application development
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP
You may be eligible to apply for a UW Certificate Scholarship or Rotary Scholarship to cover most of the costs of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. For more information, see the Scholarships page.
Alumni working in field
Expeditors, Microsoft, University of Washington, Concur, Homeward
Projected job growth for software developers in the United States (2021-2031)
Average salary for software developers in the United States (2022)
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