The Institute for Professional Development

Web Development with Python

​​​ Web Development with Phython

Web Development with Python Program Details


A 5-week program focusing on agile development of database-driven web applications using the web2pyTM framework. The program covers Model-View-Controller architecture; the Database Abstraction Layer; the template language; internationalization; authentication and access control; integration with client-side​ libraries (including jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap); deployment on GoogleTM App Engine and other platforms; and general performance and configuration issues.

Dates & Location

There is currently no scheduled session for this program.​

There is one lecture posted on a weekly basis. Some of the material will be pre-recorded as of the program start date.

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


Winter Quarter 2016


  • $1,225.00

Full payment of tuition must be received by the Institute for Professional Development office before the start of the program. The tuition fee for this program is not included in the university's tuition package for full-time undergraduate students. The university's refund policy allows a return of 100% of tuition (minus a separate $25 registration fee) if the student drops the Web Development with Phython Program within one week of the program's start date.

Application Fee

  • $40.00non-refundable

Each program requires a $40.00 (non-refundable) application fee that can be paid online (via credit card) during the online application process. If you need to pay this fee by check or money order, please make the check or money order payable to DePaul University and send it to:

DePaul University Institute for Professional Development
243 S. Wabash Avenue
Room 301
​Chicago, IL 60604


Textbooks are a separate purchase to be made by students.

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.

There are no textbook for this program.


Admissions Requirements

The program is designed for application developers, system analysts, database administrators, and technical support professionals. Applicants should have a solid programming background as well as knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Course Credit

The Web Development with Python Program is an accredited course of DePaul University, which follows the quarter system (as opposed to the semester system).

Course #: IPD 359

Credit hours: 2.5 undergraduate

The credit hours are awarded to those who successfully complete the program's academic requirements. Course requirements include programming assignments.

Course credit and final grade information will be available through the Institute for Professional office upon the program's completion, and will be reflected on the university's system at the end of the university's regular academic quarter.

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.