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The Institute for Professional Development

Java Web Services

Java Web Services  

Java Web Services Program

A 7-week concentrated program covering service-oriented architecture and the development of Web services using Java. Topics include Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts and modeling; XML technologies; SOAP and REST; WSDL; UDDI; messaging; security; Web services standards; interoperability; Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).

For a complete program description, download the program's brochure.

Admission Requirements:
Applicants must have a solid programming background (at least two years of professional software development experience is required) and knowledge of the core Java language. Applicants should also be familiar with basic SQL.

Dates & Location: Winter Quarter 2015

Application deadline: January 9, 2015
Tuition deadline: January 16, 2015
Classes begin: February 2, 2015
Classes end: March 18, 2015​​​​

Classes meet on Monday & Wednesday evenings (5:45pm-9pm) at DePaul's Loop Campus at 243 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago.

Online Section:
Students may elect to register for an online section of the course. For more information about the online section, click here.

DePaul University reserves the right to cancel any program prior to that program's first class meeting.

Course Credit:
The Java Web Services Program is an accredited course of DePaul University, which follows the quarter system (as opposed to the semester system).

Course #: IPD 366
Credit hours: 4 undergraduate

The credit hours are awarded to those who successfully complete the program's academic requirements. Course requirements include programming assignments. No midterm or final exams are conducted.

The ability to apply these credit hours to a degree program is always determined by the college granting the degree. To view course transfer guidelines for DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM), click here.

Reading materials for certificate programs consist of textbooks and supplementary handouts. Textbook readings are considered preparatory in nature and are typically assigned prior to lectures; supplementary handouts are frequently distributed in class to provide additional information.

Textbooks for Winter Quarter 2015:

Optional Textbook:
Title: Open Source ESBs in Action
Author: Tijs Rademarkers and Jos Dirksen
ISBN#: 978-1933988214
Publisher: Manning
Title: Java Power Tools
Author: John Ferguson Smart
ISBN#: 978-0-596-52793-8
Publisher: O'Reilly 
Title: jQuery in Action, 2nd edition
Author: Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz
ISBN#: 9781935182320
Publisher: Manning

Fees: Winter Quarter 2015

Tuition fee: $1,850.00
Application fee: $40.00 (non-refundable) 

Full payment of tuition must be received by the Institute for Professional Development office before the start of the program. The university's refund policy allows a return of 100% of tuition (minus a separate $25 registration fee) if the student drops the Java Web Services Program by February 16, 2015.

Textbooks are a separate purchase to be made by students.

Payment Options:
Fees are payable by check made out to DePaul University, or by credit card. For credit card payment, print out and complete the Payment by Credit Card Form.

Applicants who are eligible for a tuition reimbursement program offered by their employer and are interested in deferring their tuition payment using the university's Employer Tuition Deferral Plan, formerly known as the DePEPER Plan, must return the Employer Tuition Deferral Plan application to the Institute for Professional Development Office. Submitting this application to any other DePaul office may delay the student's registration process. Information about this plan, along with an application form, is found here​.

Applicants who wish to use the university's In-Term Payment Plan or a third-party billing arrangement should contact the Institute for Professional Development office at (312) 362-6282 for details.

Application & Registration Procedure:
The first step is to apply for admission using the Institute for Professional Development's online application; or, to apply via fax, mail, or in person, print out and complete the Application Form. Upon admission, the Institute office will contact the prospective student with registration information and instructions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​