Mobile. eCommerce. Apps. As our global economy continues to be driven by the norms and trends of website functionality and design, web developers are increasingly in high demand. Do you have the skills and techniques to start a career as a web developer or add the responsibilities to your current position? With the Professional Program in Web Development, you’ll gain the tools and techniques to understand front-end and back-end Web development languages, tools and applications.


There are no formal prerequisites for the Professional Program in Web Development.

Curriculum Requirements

The curriculum comprises 7 semester units, a minimum of 5 semester units from the Core Course list. You may take up to 2 semester units of electives with prior approval from the department. Candidates must pay a nonrefundable program registration fee.

You must take all courses for a letter grade. To receive the Award of Completion, you must maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5, with a grade of C or better in each course. All coursework must be completed within two-and-a-half years of registering for the program.

How to Register

By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register online for the Professional Program in Web Development, complete these two steps:

  1. Submit the online registration, and complete your student account profile if you are a new student.
  2. Pay the nonrefundable registration fee through your shopping cart. Please allow 3–5 business days for the registration to appear in your student account.

Estimated Cost

Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The required courses for the program have an estimated cost of $3,000 (not including course materials and electives, or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.

Certificate and Award Request

Once you have completed the program coursework, notify UC Berkeley Extension that you have completed the curriculum and request your Award of Completion. Send an email to or call (510) 642-4151. After your records have been reviewed, verified and approved, your award will be sent to you in the mail. The review of your records is usually completed within six to eight weeks after you request the Award of Completion.