Web Technologies, Postgraduate Certificate | Online (optional) | Harvard University | Cambridge, United States
24 months
7750 USD/year
7750 USD/year
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Gain the technical tools and techniques necessary to build dynamic websites and applications with the Web Technologies certificate from Harvard University.


The Web Technologies certificate is offered by Harvard University.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Master the fundamentals of website development, such as HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, multimedia, HTTP, and scripting languages.
  • Build dynamic, database-driven web applications, such as use of a LAMP framework (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) and JavaScript (+ Ajax), among others, to develop robust online programs.
  • Design, code, publish, market, and monetize mobile apps and games using cross-platform tools.
  • Implement core concepts of information management, such as data models, database management systems, unstructured and semistructured data management, or parallel and distributed databases.
Earning the certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete five certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Programme Structure

The professional graduate certificate in Web Technologies requires five courses.

You may choose any five courses from the Web Technologies certificate course group, using the certificate course search.

Courses Include:
  •  Web Programming Using JavaScript
  • Fundamentals of Website Development
  • Dynamic Web Applications
  • Developing for Drupal 8
  • Experimenting with Formal Languages
  • Developing Web-Based Database Applications
  • Mobile Application Development Using Swift and iOS
  •  Creative Exploration on the Web
  • Modern and Mobile Front-End Web Design
  • Planning Successful Websites and Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    7750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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