IB71 Web Application Developer, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus and Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 3 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 35

Program Description

The Web Application Developer certificate teaches students to develop web sites, which include front end scripting and back end server programs. This training includes both Microsoft based and open source web programming techniques. In addition, students learn to provide interactivity to databases and web services. The purpose of this certificate is to provide training opportunities for persons either already employed in the IT industry or have already had IT training to upgrade their skills with advanced courses and skills.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Charles Cash, M.S., Program Coordinator

Email: Charles.Cash@sctech.edu             

Phone: (770) 467-6058

Program Courses

First Term

CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)


CIST 1305Program Design and Development


CIST 1510Web Development I


CIST 1520Scripting Technologies


CIST 1220: Database Management is a prerequisite for these courses.

Second Term

CIST 1601Information Security Fund


CIST 2510Web Technologies


CIST 2351PHP Programming I


CIST 2381Mobile Application Development


Third Term

CIST 2352PHP Programming II


CIST 2580Interactive and Social Apps Integration



All pre-requisite courses must be completed with at least a C grade.

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in computer information systems, all CIST courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.