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Dynamic Web Development

We're transitioning to a new registration system. If you're looking for a course that starts after July 1, 2017 visit saskpolytech.ca/part-time-studies.

Dynamic Web Development is an advanced certificate program that provides the skill development needed to be proficient in developing sophisticated and interactive web content. Building on skills you developed in the New Media Communications certificate program, you will develop competence in building and implementing dynamically driven websites, online databases, electronic catalogues and e-commerce solutions. Your studies will include:

  • databases (Access and SQL)
  • operating systems (Windows and Linux)
  • server side scripting (PHP)
  • data driven web applications
  • data driven Flash applications
  • e-commerce
  • security

This program is available on a part-time and full-time basis. Students wishing to take the full program in one academic year need to register through Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus. For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR page or the transfer credit page.


The course content will provide you with the skills needed to understand and perform basic administrative and configuration tasks on common operating systems. You will develop skills regarding file systems, user and group rights, file system permission and common maintenance tasks. Your studies will include Linux.

Equivalent course(s): Advanced Operating Systems (COOS 280)

This course currently has no offerings.

You will develop the skills needed to create server side scripting applications in PHP. The course content includes scripting fundamentals, stateless session management and database connectivity. You will also learn how to integrate server side scripting into GUI based HTML authoring environments.

Equivalent course(s): Internet Programming/Web Apps (COSC 285)

This course currently has no offerings.

You will learn Structured Query Language (SQL). The course content includes accessing and modifying data stored on database servers, concepts related to relationships and proper table design principles. Equivalent course(s): Intro to Database Management (CDBM 190)

This course currently has no offerings.

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