Many premier colleges offer online certificates in web development. A certificate is awarded is awarded after the completion of 3-6 college credit courses and often takes 2-3 semesters of online learning.
Certificates are more expensive and take longer than certifications, but they pay off on your resume.
We suggest you begin a certificate program soon after deciding to become a web developer, but do not wait to finish the program if you feel you are ready to start interviewing for jobs.
Colleges offering online certifications:
- University of Massachusetts Certificate in Website Design and Development
- Harvard University Web Technologies Certificate
- Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis IT Certificate for Web Development
- Fitchburg State University Web Development Certificate
- University of Oxford Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Data and Systems Analysis
- University of Denver Website Design and Development Certificate