JavaScript Developer, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate

This course series teaches students the basic constructs of JavaScript, how to use JavaScript to access and change page elements and their properties, and how to test and debug JavaScript.  Students are introduced to React and learn the latest React techniques to build an application.  Students also learn Vue.js to create a small, but featureful math app and jQuery to maintain and modernize existing websites that use jQuery.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. further ​your career in web development.​​​,
  2. build a dynamic web application,
  3. use jQuery to maintain and modernize existing websites, and
  4. enter the job market as an entry-level JavaScript Developer​.

Program Credentials

Students will receive a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options

CCBC currently offers Continuing Education (CE) financial aid to those who qualify. We package public and private funding options to benefit students which include COVID-19 relief funding, the Maryland Sequence Scholarship, CCBC Opportunity Grant funding, Maryland Promise, and Baltimore County College Promise. Financial aid funding is available for select CE courses and programs. 

Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development. 

For more information about funding resources and how to apply for them, please contact the CCBC Continuing Education Information Center at 443-840-4700.

Program Length

2 months

Program Requirements

Academic requirements:

Prior experience with HTML and at least a basic understanding of CSS.

Computer requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Java (download and installation instructions are provided in course)
  • Visual Studio Code (download and installation instructions are provided in course)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.​

Application Process

To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number 

Course Title

Course Hours

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Course Series:

PCA 884

JavaScript Developer Module One

90

$1,000

(T-$25/F-$975)

Included in class fees

PCA 885

JavaScript Developer Module Two

90

$1,025

(T-$25/F-$1,000)

Included in class fees

Course Series Totals:

180

$2,025

(T-$50/F-$1,975)

Included in class fees

Additional Information

Skills for Success:

Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self discipline to complete all required material on their own.  A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.

Career Opportunities:

Entry-level JavaScript Developer

Career Coach

Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at: https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA .  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Program Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Steve Ricketts | sricketts@ccbcmd.edu  | 443-840-4442| Catonsville | BESS | 100 L

Administrative Assistant:  Danielle Bennett |  dbennett@ccbcmd.edu  | 443-840-4925 | Catonsville| BESS |100