Crack the code of building game-changing websites, from end to end.
Canada’s only full-stack program created by a university!
In the Greater Toronto Area
Why Choose York?
Who should take this program?
The Certificate in Full-stack Web Development is for anyone who wants to learn to build exceptional websites and gain a holistic understanding of how websites are designed to meet business needs.
This program is well suited to people with a background in:
Science Technology Engineering Mathematics
“By allowing students to keep their day jobs, the Certificate in Full-Stack Web Development is accessible to those who can’t afford to lose their source of income for several weeks or months. York University is opening the door for a new range of people to enter this lucrative field.”
- Toria Gibbs, Senior Production Engineer, Shopify (Advisory Council Member)
By the end of the certificate, successful graduates will be able to:
- Understand and describe product development, product lifecycle management and client communication as it relates to web development.
- Discern and effectively communicate the overall architecture of any given website.
- Select the appropriate software and frameworks required to build or maintain a specific product.
- Create an end-to-end website that meets the specified business requirements.
- Utilize creative problem solving in order to effectively troubleshoot issues and debug broken code.
- Work collaboratively within a development team to produce a website solution that meets business goals and project objectives.
All students will require access to a personal computer. Any software needed for web development will be installed for you free of charge.
Director of Engineering, FreshBooks
Susan Davis currently serves as Director of Engineering at FreshBooks. Her responsibilities include architecture, DevOps and operational excellence, cloud infrastructure, big data, and engineering innovation. In her 25-year career, Sue has been a developer, Agile coach, entrepreneur, and technical leader at companies ranging from small startups (including her own) to large enterprises such as Amazon, Kodak, and Avaya. An early adopter of Agile and Lean development, Sue has spent the last fifteen years guiding individuals, teams, and organizations to greater maturity and winning outcomes.
Senior Production Engineer, Shopify
Toria Gibbs is a Senior Production Engineer at Shopify, where she works on the Search Infrastructure team. She specializes in search and information retrieval systems, container orchestration, and distributed systems. She has several years of experience in full-stack development and a passion for recruiting and mentoring junior developers. Prior to Etsy, Toria worked on financial software systems for Bloomberg. Toria holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. Outside of work, Toria can be found giving technical talks at conferences or teaching technical interview skills to new programmers. Toria also enjoys baking cookies and playing flag football.
Head of Product, Statebox
Anton is a software engineer with a diverse background spanning web development, blockchain, conversion optimization, digital marketing, business strategy and more. He taught Web Development at General Assembly’s Bitmaker Labs and has a huge passion for teaching, innovation and exploring the cross-section of traditional and cutting-edge technology. His current activities involve all things related to Statebox products, namely product features and roadmaps, marketing, business strategy and partnerships.
Cloud Applications Architect
Salman has been involved in the software industry and web technologies since 1993, and has a strong consulting background, specializing in applications architecture and design. Salman has worked closely with customers to design and implement their cloud and microservices API solution based on business requirements using cloud technologies. An avid speaker at industry conferences, Salman is a self-professed Cloud & Cognitive services, Containers, DevOps and IoT evangelist.
Managing Director, Addity
An accomplished professional with over 20 years of global technology consulting and teaching experience, gained from working in North America, Germany, Hong Kong and India, Preeti is a passionate advocate for the importance of Critical Thinking, Math and Technology education in driving innovation. In her role as Managing Director, Preeti provides leadership to promote Addity’s vision for learning enrichment by planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating various aspects of the curriculum and the program as a whole. A proactive relationship and alliance builder, with strong people development focus, she is consistently recognized by clients for exceptional leadership and dedicated customer service. She is the past chair of the IEEE Women in Engineering group and an invited speaker at events and part of many Conference Organizing Committees.
Director of Engineering, TWG
Affaf Ahtisham is a seasoned software developer and ScrumMaster with over 10 years of experience across various technology stacks, spanning multiple industries. He currently leads and manages teams of developers across different products, and is directly involved with managing production and release of software and web application solutions through a managed agile process. He has taught at Mohawk College as well as McMaster University within their Web Development & Design programs. He completed his B.Sc in Life Sciences from McMaster University and is currently pursuing M.Sc in Computer Sciences from University of Liverpool.
With over 12 years of experience in information technology, Tarun has held various positions ranging from developer to founder & CTO. Tarun has worked on a plethora of Web and Standalone Technologies with cloud & e-Commerce applications development as the primary focus. Tarun can code in over 10 different programming languages and databases, with specializations including Software Engineering, Product Development, Project Management, and Payment integration. Tarun is a great proponent of Open Source, likes to contribute and develop on open source programs, and is currently interested in data architecture, predictive analytics, distributed databases and blockchain systems. Tarun holds Master of Computer Science and Master of Business Administration
Ramses Trejo, MMSc
Ramses Trejo is an accomplished and passionate consultant with close to 25 years of well-rounded international business and technology experience. Web development, entrepreneurship and teaching are at the core of his skills and experience. He enjoys delivering high value digital solutions for his clients, as well as helping students transition from simply coding to developing full-stack innovative web solutions that enable organizations to meet their business objectives.
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