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

Regis University educates men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a changing society. The vision of CC&IS is to be world-renowned as a forward-thinking college that prepares computing professionals to be competent and influential within their discipline and to become active contributors to the improvement and transformation of a global society. In keeping with the mission, the Full Stack program is designed to improve access to education for the undeserved. The Full Stack program is tailored to serve learners who want to pursue a career in the web development. The addition of the software engineering research and development course is also necessary for financial aid considerations, as students are eligible for financial aid for 16 credit certificate programs.
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Full Stack (Undergraduate)

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The Full Stack undergraduate certificate is designed for learners and working professionals to gain expertise and experience in the design, development and implementation of web applications. This five-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 Undergraduate 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.

The Full Stack undergraduate 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 offered on campus at our Denver Tech campus.

Campus Based Classes: Classes meet two evenings per week from 6pm-10pm MST at our Denver Tech Center 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) – On Campus 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.

Program Requirements

CIT 480: Web Software Development - 3 credit hours

Introduces web site development using the current trends of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Students learn how to architect and design websites, structure and style content, and incorporate client-side and server-side behavior using JavaScript and PHP.

CIT 481: Web Frameworks - 3 credit hours

Covers popular web frameworks that facilitate common tasks involving DOM manipulation, single page applications, user interface components, AJAX handling, and geo-location map services. Students learn to employ various frameworks to enhance the overall user experience.

CIT 482: Web Visualization Frameworks - 3 credit hours

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's relevant to end users.

CIT 483: Web Mobile Frameworks - 3 credit hours

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

CIT: Software Engineering Research and Development - 4 credit hours

This course provides students the opportunity to design and deliver a significant software application which serves as the focus of an empirical case study in software research and development. Students complete the course with a presentation of their research at the annual URSC conference or equivalent.

How to Apply

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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 is required.

Regis University’s 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. 

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

  • Complete the online certificate application
  • Application fee: $50 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official transcripts either from a U.S. 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 sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu

  • Admissions essay (Career Goal Statement).  Instructions to upload your completed statement are included in the online application.
  • Submit two recommendation forms. Select professional or academic references only; personal references are not accepted. An electronic recommendation form is included in the online application. Please input the names and email addresses of your references. Alternatively, references can also be submitted via email to RUadmissions@regis.edu using the form found here
  • 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.

    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.

    Tuition

    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 Undergraduate Certificate in Full Stack program.