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College of Engineering & Information Sciences

Web Development and Administration Degree Specialization


Master the skills needed to conceive, design, build, program, and manage web sites. This web development and administration specialization offers courses in both front-end and back-end programming. Front-end includes designing the navigation and tools of a given site, while back-end entails establishing database and hardware infrastructure. Apply your advanced Web Development and Administration skills to all kinds of web applications, even complex e-commerce sites. With this technical expertise, you'll know how to incorporate the security measures necessary to protect web-based applications from external threats and safeguard customer privacy and accessibility.

Follow a career track in Web Development and Administration by choosing this specialization when you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University.

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Web Development and Administration Courses

When you specialize your Computer Information Systems degree in Web Development and Administration, your coursework at DeVry University may include these career-enhancing courses:

  • Principles of E-Commerce – Providing comprehensive coverage of a broad spectrum of e-commerce principles, models, and practices, this web development course explores Internet marketing and retailing; payment and order fulfillment; and various e-commerce models such as business-to-business (B2B) and consumer-to-consumer (C2C).
  • Web Architecture – This web development course introduces students to web architecture and connectivity. Topics include Internet protocols such as transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP); domain name server (DNS); simple mail transfer protocol (smtp), hypertext transfer protocol (http) and file transfer protocol (ftp); and design of an Internet or corporate intranet infrastructure to meet specific needs.
  • Advanced Web Application Development – Building on basics of design, coding, and scripting, as well as database connectivity for web-based applications, students in this web development course introduces concepts of data interchange, message exchange and web application components. A programming language such as Java, C .Net or Visual Basic.Net is used to implement business-related web-based applications.

To learn more about required and elective Web Development and Administration courses as well as those for the CIS degree program, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.