Full-Stack Development
Graduate Certificate


All Quarters


Course Format

Online, Mixed Mode, On-Site (Seattle) 

Total Credits


Transition to a Career in Tech

Nationwide talent shortage in computing enables career transition for people ready to obtain technology skills to land jobs in Organizations seeking skilled professionals. This certificate is the first step to begin the transition into an exciting, well-paid career.

Certificate Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Full-Stack Development (FullStackDev) provides students marketable programming and professional technology and computing skills and competencies to pursue employment in secure website development. This certificate provides a career pathway to the Master’s in Computer Science and Doctor of Information Technology.

Learning Outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in Full-Stack Development will prepare students to:

Integrate fundamental principles and practices of advanced computer science
Apply foundational knowledge of all areas of advanced computer science
Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in advanced computer science
Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in advanced computer science
Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles
Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal


Preparatory Courses (20 Credits)* 

*Preparatory courses may be required for students entering the FullStackDev Graduate Certificate without sufficient related experience. Please see the program admissions criteria in the City University of Seattle catalog for specific information. 

CS 132 Computer Science I
CS 330 Network Communications
IS 340 Operating Systems
IS 360 Database Technologies

Certificate Requirements (12 Credits) 

CS 506 Programming for Computing
CS 519 Cloud Computing Overview
CS 624 Full-Stack Development I
CS 628 Full-Stack Development II

Career Opportunities

Program Manager


Ali Khamesipour khamesipourali@cityu.edu

Graduates from the certificate program can apply their skills in organizations such as health, government, education, non-profit, and industry.

This is the first of three stackable certificates with credits that apply to one of five undergraduate degrees at the School of Computing and Technology.

Technology careers are listed as one of the highest-paying bachelor’s degrees pathways. For more information visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Click HERE for admissions and tuition information.

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