|Estimated Cost Breakdown*|
@ $2000 Tuition
The Web Development Certificate requires the completion of 8 courses (40 credits). These courses are offered at a reduced tuition rate for part-time adult students.
The costs outlined in this table cover tuition and fees, as well as third-party services that will be used throughout the course of your studies, and in your career as a Web Developer.
* Cost estimate based on 2014-2015 school year prices.
In order to have a smooth experience building your skills in Web Development, you will require some additional equipment and services. This recommended equipment will allow you to have an unhindered experience in class.
The Web Development Certificate is built around open source technology and open standards. This means that the tools we teach are available for a wide range of systems, and both hardware and software can be acquired for reasonable prices. Contact us if you have any questions about the suitability of your equipment.
The Web Development Certificate has been fully qualified for Federal Student Aid. You can use federal financial aid dollars to cover the costs of completing this certficate. The process for obtaining federal aid for the Web Development Certificate is the same as when applying to any other University or degree program:
You also need to take the Basic Computing Skills Test and send us your transcripts to complete the application process. At any point in time, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 206-296-6937 to talk through any issues, questions or concerns you have about financial aid.
Washington State provides some additional funding opportunities to students. You are encouraged to reach out to these organizations and find out whether you can take advantage of the support they offer.
The Washington State Need Grant is given based on financial need on a first-come, first-served basis. Early submission of the FAFSA is key to getting funding through this grant.
Click here to learn more about WA State Need Grants.
This site provides WA State residents with information about career and education planning including many regional vocational programs.
Click here to learn more about Career Bridge.
Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.
Click here to learn more about AAUW Grants.
The Wash Board connects WA State students to scholarship opportunities for all sorts of education funding.
Click here to learn more about The Wash Board.
There are many options for gaining Web Development skills in the Puget Sound Region. In order to help you compare your options, we have created this chart.
|Seattle University*||University of Washington**||Seattle Central Community College***||Codefellows****|
|How long does it take?||12 months||29 months||12 months||5 months|
|Average workload per quarter?||10 credits (2 courses)||9 Continuing Education Units (3 courses, non-transferrable)||20 credits (4 courses)||Full Time (40 hours per week)|
|Offers online courses and flexible schedules?||Yes. Combination of online courses and in-person events.||Some courses available via online video stream.||No||Yes. Some online courses offered.|
|Includes career advising?||Yes, with dedicated staff and services||No||Yes, in capstone course||Yes, with corporate sponsors|
|Helps you create a professional portfolio?||Portfolio built throughout all courses||No||Portfolio built in capstone course||Yes|
|Offers fully accredited college credits?||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|Can I get Federal Student Aid to help pay for this program?||Yes||No||Yes||No|
|HTML5 / Responsive Web Techniques||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Version Control||Yes (Git)||No||No||Yes (Git)|
In order to provide a fair comparison, we have tried to determine offerings from our competitors that represent something close to what we offer. In order to be clear about what data we are using, we have noted the details of comparisons below.
You are invited to attend an Open House showcasing Seattle University’s School of New and Continuing Studies, offering hybrid degree completion programs and professional certificates.