Continuing & Professional Education

C# Back End Web Development

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C# is the most com­mon­ly used lan­guage in back end cod­ing, and one of the most attrac­tive to poten­tial employers.

Dig­i­tal skills are in high demand, with back end web devel­op­ment rank­ing fifth out of the top ten most in-demand dig­i­tal jobs in Alber­ta (ICTC-CTIC, 2019).

Learn C# in this part-time, ful­ly online cer­tifi­cate offered as a part­ner­ship between the Online Learn­ing and Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Alberta’s Tech­nol­o­gy Train­ing Cen­tre (TTC). Work through solu­tions in real-time with prac­tic­ing pro­fes­sion­als, inter­act­ing with the expe­ri­enced TTC team of instruc­tors through live online class­es and a one-on-one home­work help” ser­vice that is built into every course.


The C# Back End Web Devel­op­ment Cer­tifi­cate presents learn­ers look­ing to reskill or upskill with a stream­lined path to a career in C# back end web devel­op­ment. Aimed at learn­ers look­ing to enter the field of back end web devel­op­ment, stay rel­e­vant in a cur­rent posi­tion, change careers, upskill, or devel­op new skills, this pro­gram will be par­tic­u­lar­ly rel­e­vant to those want­i­ng to learn the most com­mon back end pro­gram­ming lan­guage, build soft­ware, and cre­ate websites.


Fully online.

Fast-track your path into the job market.

C# is the most commonly used language in back end coding.

Learn directly from industry leaders and keep up-to-date with the most recent trends.

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  • University of Alberta parchment in as little as 1 year
  • Pay as you go
  • Currently open for enrolment

Only interested in taking a course? You can register for a course without applying and enrolling in the program – browse our C# Back End Web Development courses. If later you decide to apply for the full program, the course you’ve taken will be applied toward your Certificate as long as it is still part of the program plan at the time of your application. Please note, program requirements are subject to change over time.

To enroll in most cours­es of this pro­gram you must have com­plet­ed the foun­da­tion­al course JavaScript Fun­da­men­tals or, alter­na­tive­ly, have passed Online Learn­ing and Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion’s JavaScript Skills Assess­ment. Note: JavaScript Fun­da­men­tals may be used toward the min­i­mum require­ment of elec­tive hours for this certificate.

Enrolling in the pro­gram is a require­ment if you want to obtain the cer­tifi­cate. You may apply for admis­sion as you start your stud­ies or, if you pre­fer, after you have tak­en one or more courses.

This pro­gram is cur­rent­ly open for enrol­ment—apply now!

This certificate consists of six core courses (total of 212 hours) and a minimum of 40 hours of electives. Courses are a variety of lengths but combine to a minimum total of 252 hours.

Your program requirements

Once you are admitted, you can verify your program requirements by logging into the University of Alberta’s student portal, Bear Tracks, to view your Academic Advisement.

Apply for Your Credential

To qualify for program completion you are required to submit a request to obtain your credential. For a breakdown of details and how to qualify, visit the program completion page.

For those inter­est­ed in pur­su­ing fur­ther pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment, cours­es in this cer­tifi­cate apply toward the Full-Stack Web Devel­op­ment Diplo­ma and the User Expe­ri­ence / User Inter­face Cer­tifi­cate.

  • An appli­ca­tion fee of $100 is required for admis­sion into the program.
  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you reg­is­ter for your classes.
  • Cours­es are GST-exempt.
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
  • Estimated tuition: C$7,515 on average, depending on the combination of courses taken.

Bursaries and funding opportunities
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Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

Available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta

Two-thirds of the training costs (up to 100% if hiring an unemployed Albertan)
any time
Canada Training Benefit 

Residents of Canada, 25-65 years old, who have $10,000-150,000 in earnings for work.

income tax return
Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan 

Whether you intend to work in the same field you trained in outside of Canada, or you wish to apply your transferable skills to a new career, this low-interest loan helps you cover the cost of education and related living expenses.

Up to $15,000 loan

Employed by the University of Alberta as Non-Academic Staff (NASA)

$750 annually
Dec / Mar / Jun / Sep

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