Gain expertise and experience in the design, development and implementation of web applications.

The Full Stack+ graduate certificate is designed for learners and working professionals to gain expertise and experience in the design, development and implementation of web applications. It is taught in an accelerated format and can be completed in just 16 weeks. This four-course certificate focuses on web interface design; web application development; and mobile-web integration. Students learn how to design and develop robust, responsive and novel web and mobile applications which effectively integrate the interface layer with the application and database layers.

Become a Full Stack Developer

Full Stack development is an industry term for the various technologies and skills employed in web development.  In particular, it implies the use of front-end, back-end, and database components in the implementation of enterprise web applications.  A Full Stack developer is one who’s experienced with the design and development of each of these components.

Why Should I Study Full Stack Development at Regis?

Regis University’s Full Stack+ Certificate is designed to give you hands-on experience with the development of enterprise web applications.  It covers front-end, back-end, and database technologies using industry’s most popular frameworks.  You learn how to design and implement web apps using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, REST, JSON, jQuery, Angular, Flex Slider, Parallax, Google Maps/Places, Flotr2, Google Charts, D3, Bootstrap, jQuery Mobile, Ionic, and Phone Gap / Cordova.

So why the “+”?  The Full Stack+ graduate certificate teaches the traditional Full Stack technologies, but it also covers Web Data Visualization and Web Mobile Apps, as described below.

  • Web Data Visualization focuses on the presentation of data in meaningful, graphical forms by using various chart types; e.g., Bar, Line, Scatter, and Sparkline.  The following frameworks are taught: Flotr2, Google Charts, and D3.  Students learn how to design and build interactive dashboards that depict the current state and historical trends of key performance indicators.
  • Web Mobile Apps addresses the design and development of mobile apps using standard web technologies: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.  Employed frameworks include Bootstrap, JQuery Mobile, Ionic, and Phone Gap / Cordova. The resulting apps can be deployed on any device that supports a web container.

Class Formats: Classes are taught on campus in a 16 week accelerated program.

Campus Based Classes: Classes meet two evenings per week from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. MST at our Denver Tech campus. Each class is approximately four weeks in length and starts one time per year (August only) in a cohort format. 

Start Dates

  • Fall (August) – DTC Campus and Online
  • Spring (January) – Northwest Denver Campus and Online
  • Summer (May) – Online only

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.

MSSE 661 – Web Software Development

Introduces web page development using HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript. Students learn how to design and develop a website, structure and style its content, and navigate/update the document object model (DOM).

MSSE 663 – Web Frameworks

Covers the most popular JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, AngularJS, and Google Maps. Students learn how to use these frameworks to do DOM manipulation, AJAX, single page applications, and the display/manipulation of maps.

MSSE 665 – Web Visualization Frameworks

Covers popular visualization frameworks that facilitate the presentation of pertinent information to the end user. Students learn various techniques that transform raw data into information that is relevant to end users. Prerequisite(s): MSSE 663.

MSSE 667 – Web Mobile Frameworks

Covers popular mobile frameworks that enable the creation of mobile web page apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students learn how to build rich, interactive web applications that run on virtually all devices (e.g. Android, IOS, Windows).

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A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program. Three or more years of relevant work experience OR a bachelor’s degree within the past two years in a relevant computer information sciences field is required. Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation equivalent to a U.S. regionally accredited bachelor’s degree.

Regis University’s graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CC&IS graduate student's program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

  • Complete the online certificate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S.regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. You can download a transcript request form here.
    • Submit mailed transcripts to:
      Regis University
      Office of Admissions
      3333 Regis Boulevard
      Mail Code: P-28
      Denver, CO 80221-1099

    Electronic transcripts may be sent to

  • Admissions essay (Career Goal Statement).  Instructions to upload your completed statement are included in the online application.
  • Current resume
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
  • Admissions Eligibility

    All completed applications for admissions will be reviewed. A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is recommended. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 and/or those applicant who do not meet the work experience requirement will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to take one 500-level foundational course (3 credits) prior to beginning their 600-level graduate program coursework. A grade of “B” or better must be achieved in the 500-level foundational course to continue progressing through the 600-level graduate program coursework.

    It is recommended that applications are submitted one month in advance of desired start date to ensure adequate processing time and optimize class availability options. Completed applications will be considered up to two weeks prior to the start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

    Your application file, including all required documents, must be completed to be considered for admission.  Keep in mind that classes can reach capacity, so you are encouraged to apply now for admission consideration.

    International Applicants

    All completed application materials should be submitted at least six to eight weeks in advance of your intended start date.  It takes longer to process international applications.  Visit the academic calendar here.

    Visit our Cost of Attendance page to see the tuition and fee schedule for this program.

    Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year for the for the Full Stack Certificate program.