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Web Application Deployment and Support

3rd Party Certifications Included in this Certificate:


Boost Your Career with a Web Application Deployment and Support Certificate


Enhance your résumé with the help of a web application deployment and support certificate from the College of IT. This certificate is geared to help you learn many skills including:

  • Real-world problems and solutions in cloud computing
  • Project management in web applications
  • Design concepts
  • Software quality
  • Open-source concepts

This certificate also offers two industry certifications, Linux Essentials and AWS Cloud, which will add extra power to your portfolio of experience. You are also guaranteed admission into a WGU College of IT degree program. This certificate will prepare you for the next step in your career.

This program is ideal for individuals who have 3-5 years of IT experience and a basic understanding of scripting languages and SQL. 

Please note, this certificate has prerequisites for admission. Prerequisites are:

  • Experience with either Python or Java or another high-order OO (object-oriented) programming language along with Git
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with a major DBMS (database management system) - MySQL (preferred), SQL Server, Oracle, MariaDB, etc.

Time to complete certificate

5 months

Learners should plan to dedicate 15–20 hours a week to the program. 

Certificate cost


Tuition covers all certificate costs including vouchers for additional 3rd party certifications.

Certificate consists of

4 courses

This certificate has 4 courses, with 12 total credits.


Web Application Deployment and Support Courses

WGU is known for the high return on investment of its degree programs. The WADS certificate is no exception. Industry data, employers, and student feedback are used to ensure that all courses remain relevant and effective. WGU Certificates are designed with your future in mind. WADS courses can be stacked into the forthcoming Full-Stack Engineer certificate and are transferrable to a WGU College of IT degree program.

The certificate is a self-directed, competency-based program you can complete on your own schedule. We recommend dedicating 15–20 hours per week to complete the program successfully. 

Please note that the following prerequisites are required for this program: 

  • Experience with either Python or Java or another high-order OO (object-oriented) programming language along with Git
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with a major DBMS (database management system) - MySQL (preferred), SQL Server, Oracle, MariaDB, etc.

The 4 courses in this program are:

At the end of this course, you will earn this certification from the Linux Professional Institute! Along the way, you will study open-source concepts and the basics of the Linux command line. You will also learn about resources for data access and security.

Ready to learn about real-world issues and practical solutions to cloud computing? This course covers the business value of successful cloud adoption. You will end this course as an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner!

Are you eager to turn repetitive tasks into programs that will save time? This course is the foundation for automating actions in operating systems. You will learn PowerShell, based on a command-line shell and .NET Framework.

Did you know that success with software engineering requires a disciplined approach? In this course, you will study project management, design concepts, and software quality. You will learn to engineer robust and scalable software solutions. 


3rd Party Certifications Included


This certificate includes two industry certifications: Linux Essentials and AWS Cloud Practitioner. These certifications help enhance your résumé and give you critical experience that will benefit you in your career. The cost of these certifications is included in your tuition, helping you save money as you enhance your skills. 

  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


Why Choose a Certificate?

If you're not quite ready to commit to a full degree program, want to try out online learning, or need a faster way to boost your résumé, a WGU certificate could be the right fit for you. With a certificate program, you can begin any time you want—no need to wait for the first of the month. WGU Certificates are also self-paced, so you can move as quickly as you are able to master the material. Plus, the certificate courses are transferrable to WGU degree programs, so you can continue your education whenever you're ready.

100% Online Courses that Work with Your Schedule

Our certificates are 100% online, and there are no set class times. This means you can work on your certificate whenever it makes sense for you and your busy schedule. You're in the driver's seat of your education.

Full Suite of Support Services

WGU has deep experience serving learners from a wide range of professional and academic backgrounds. Our instruction, coaching, tutoring, and career resources will help you complete your certificate and reach your goals.

Competitive Pricing

Our certificate is $2,950 for a five-month total program, including vouchers for two additional 3rd party certifications. With a cost that is extremely competitive for similar programs, you'll find that WGU certificates are an excellent match for your needs


An Affordable  Certificate

By charging per term rather than per credit—and empowering students to accelerate through material they know well or learn quickly—WGU helps students control the ultimate cost of their programs.

The purchase price enrolls you in the program for the term length shown, which is the average time it takes most learners to complete all courses in the program. If you do not complete your program by the last day of the term, your enrollment will automatically change to a $499 monthly subscription. The credit card you provide will be charged at that time, allowing you additional time to complete your program. You may cancel at any time.


Total cost

For this certificate, there are no additional fees.


Here's What You Can Expect from This Certificate

  • Prerequisites include: Experience with either Python or Java or another high-order OO (object-oriented) programming language along with Git, experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and experience with a major DBMS (database management system) - MySQL (preferred), SQL Server, Oracle, MariaDB, etc.
  • Learners must have internet access, a computer, and an external webcam.
  • You will take the proctored objective assessments and submit your performance assessment for evaluation by our WGU Evaluation team. You will have three attempts to pass the objective assessments. If you are unable to pass the objective assessment on the third attempt, you will have to pay additional fees for your exam.
  • The program’s orientation course will introduce you to the full program experience and prepare you for success.
  • This certificate will be self-directed, similar to other WGU competency-based courses, allowing you to complete modules as quickly as you master the material. 
  • You are responsible for maintaining your pace toward completion and being self-directed in your coursework.
  • Learners should plan to dedicate 15–20 hours a week to the program. 


Real Results for Your Career in IT

Earning this valuable certificate can open the door for an exciting career in virtually any industry or organization that leverages technology. Here are some roles that you can qualify for with the Web Application Deployment and Support certificate.

  • Web Developer
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Dev Ops Administrator
  • IT/Technical Support Analyst
  • Mobile Application Support Analyst
  • QA/QC Engineer
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Analyst

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