Online PHP Programming Certificate

Our online PHP Programming Certificate students will receive advanced coverage of the latest version of the PHP programming language. Many database-driven websites are written in PHP and many web applications and content management systems are also designed and developed using this language. Students in this certificate program will gain a focused understanding of the PHP programming language, while building and modifying PHP-based web applications that integrate with other web technologies.

With this PHP Programming Certificate, you will:

  • Get hands-on programming experience using open -source software, PHP and MySQL to build professional-quality, database-driven websites
  • Develop the skills to build interactive web sites with authentication and security by integrating PHP with HTML and CSS
  • Learn how to apply basic and advanced object-oriented programming techniques, use libraries, frameworks and advanced database connectivity techniques, and integrate PHP with other web technologies to build secure e-commerce applications
  • Become familiar with a variety of open-source content management systems written in PHP and understand how they operate
  • Customize an application to meet the specific needs of a client use case as would be done in a real-world application

Note: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


 Course # Course TitleCredits
CMIT 200 Relational Database Design and SQL 3
WEBD 310 Server-Side Scripting — PHP 3
WEBD 330 Client-Side Scripting — Javascript 3
WEBD 225 Web Page Development II — CSS and XML 3
WEBD 325 Advanced PHP Programming 3
WEBD 410 Content Management Systems 3
 Total Credits to Earn This Certificate: 18

*Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call an admissions representative at 888-269-6523 for more information.