Web Systems Development

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
30540 USD/year
30540 USD/year
20624 USD/year
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The Internet and the World Wide Web are the most transformative inventions of our time, and NJIT's graduate certificate in Web Systems Development provides a core set of knowledge and skills to develop Web-based application systems. 

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This certificate provides a foundation and knowledge to allow competition in an ever changing technical world.

Who is suited for this program? 

This certificate is designed for web system designers and developers, or those looking to move into this field, for career and knowledge advancement in the web development community.

What will I learn?

The program focuses on java programming and other object-oriented software development which are used in the construction of web systems. Various media such as text, images, video and audio are covered in order to produce a rich and rewarding web experience. Techniques essential for building databases, document processing, and information management systems are covered so that the web system is dynamic and data driven. Topics covered include information retrieval, multimedia systems, open source web design, web mining, web services, middleware, and authentication.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Java Programming
  • Web Systems Development
  • Enterprise Database Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Web Mining
  • Web Services and Middleware

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 Credits alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

NJIT's standard admission requirements apply to this graduate certificate.  In addition, non-elective courses within the program require:

  • Advanced web-based programming skills
  • An understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Experience with C++ or knowledge of a higher-level programming language
  • Mathematics
  • Accounting

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    20624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20624 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


Student Financial Aid Services (SFAS) at NJIT is committed to providing you with every opportunity to obtain funding to support your undergraduate educational costs at NJIT.

From scholarships and grants—which never need to be repaid—to borrowed money, our generous undergraduate financial aid packages put an NJIT education within even closer reach than ever. More than 72 percent of incoming undergrads receive financial aid, and, for the 2012–2013 academic year, awards ranged from $500 to $31,000, with the average undergraduate financial aid package totaling close to $16,356. (For information about graduate financial support, click here.) The Office of Student Financial Aid Services awards approximately $100 million in financial aid to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

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