Certificate in E-Commerce Web Development

Fort Hays State University offers a series of courses and certificate options to prepare you in web-based applications. All courses listed are offered online with no requirement for you to come to campus. You may earn a 15-hour certificate as a stand alone credential if you're in the working world and need real time knowledge and skills. Additionally, you can earn a certificate to supplement an undergraduate online degree such as the Bachelors of General Studies or the Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications - Web Development Concentration. You may apply graduate-level classes toward an MLS in Information Networking and Telecommunications.

Certificate in E-Commerce Web Development


This certificate is designed for someone who seeks the skills to create an e-commerce site and who desires to understand the fundamentals of e-commerce marketing and strategy.

Required Courses:

INT 250 Introduction to Web Development 3 hours
INT 651 Advanced Web Development 3 hours
INT 652 Intensive Web Development 3 hours
And choose from two (undergraduate) or three (graduate) of:  
INT 650 Interactive Systems Design 3 hours
INT 654 Introduction to Web-Enabled Databases: MySQL 3 hours
INT 658  Law of Cyberspace 3 hours
INT 678  Seminar in INT: Beginning Mobile Application Development 3 hours
INT 678  Seminar in INT: Web Security 3 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE 15 hours
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATE CERTIFICATE 18 hours

Computer Requirements

A computer produced in the last three years with at least 1 Mbps RAM, Internet access of at least 500 kbps, and Windows or Mac operating system, DVD drive. Individual classes may require the purchase of the current Adobe Creative Suite.




Contact Information
Informatics Department
Fort Hays State University

103 Heather Hall 

600 Park Street

Hays, KS 67601-4099

Phone: (785) 628-5373

Email: informatics@fhsu.edu
Web: Informatics