Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

E-Commerce Development Certificate

(Student Consumer Information About this Program)


The E-Commerce Development Certificate will enable you to upgrade your current application development skills to Web-based platforms. Interested students should have at least two to three years of application development experience or have completed the IT Certificate for Web Development. Upon completion of the E-Commerce Development Certificate, students will have the skills and knowledge to build and maintain data driven e-commerce sites.

The E-Commerce Development Certificate consists of two tracks:

  • ASP.Net Track: This track will focus on developing Web sites that utilize the Microsoft .Net Framework.
  • Java Track: This track will focus on developing Web sites that utilize Java Beans and Java Server Pages.
Required Courses
Must be completed with C or better
Course Title
CIT 21300 Systems Analysis & Design
CIT 31200 Advanced Web Site Design
CIT 41200 XML-Based Web Applications
CIT 43600 Adv. E-Commerce Development

ASP.Net Track
Course Title
CIT 24200 Introduction to ASP.Net Programming
CIT 34700 Advanced ASP.Net

Java Track
Course Title
CIT 27000 Java Programming
CIT 38800 Java Programming II

E-Commerce Development Certificate Plan of Study Checksheet

To begin the journey toward earning your E-Commerce Development Certificate, or to answer any questions that you may have about the program, feel free to email the Program Director, Rob Elliott or call 317.274.9705.


Candidates for these certificates are required to be formally admitted by the IUPUI Office of Admissions, but not required to be a student in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology. To earn the certificate, students must contact the department to complete paperwork to add the degree to their program plan of study before they enroll in the last semester or sooner.