Please note: As of Autumn Quarter 2017, the .NET Web Developer Program (course IPD 389) is being replaced by the Modern .NET Web Development Program (IPD 342). The revised program has been streamlined to focus strictly on modern web development and updated to include Cloud-based deployments.
A 10-week comprehensive program covering web development with Microsoft .NET technologies for programmers. Topics include: Visual Studio 2017 and .NET Core 2.0; Common Language Runtime (CLR); C# language; ASP.NET (MVC and WebAPI); ADO.NET, LINQ, and Entity Framework; assemblies; memory management; jQuery; Bootstrap; AngularJS; RESTful Web Services; .NET security; caching; and, threading models.
Classroom lectures and demonstrations will be complemented by reading and programming assignments. Participants will be provided with the .NET framework, Visual Studio 2017, and supporting tools enabling the student to develop and test applications.
For a complete program description, download the program's brochure.
Dates & Location
Spring Quarter 2018:
Application Deadline:Mar. 8, 2018
** Still taking applications **
Tuition Deadline:Mar. 15, 2018
Classes Begin:Apr. 5, 2018
Classes End:Jun. 7, 2018
On-campus section: Classes meet on Thursday evenings (5:45pm-9pm) and in the morning (9am-12:15pm) on approximately three Saturdays during the program 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
DePaul University reserves the right to cancel any program prior to that program's first class meeting.
Spring Quarter 2018
Regular DePaul University students are charged the above rates based on their degree program.
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 if the student drops the Modern .NET Web Development Program by April 19, 2018.
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
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.
Author(s): Philip Japikse, Kevin Grossnicklaus, Ben Dewey
Publisher: Apress 2017
List Price: $49.99
Title: C# 7 and the .NET Core: Modern Cross-Platform Development, Second Edition
Author(s): Mark J. Price
Publisher: Packt Publishing 2017
List Price: $49.99
CTA U-Pass Fee: Beginning Autumn Quarter 2016, any IPD certificate program student who enrolls in a full-time course load (8 graduate or 12 undergraduate credit hours) and where at least one course is taught at an on-campus location will be automatically enrolled in the University’s CTA U-Pass program. The CTA U-Pass program provides unlimited rides on CTA transport and it requires that all eligible students participate in the program. The cost of the CTA U-Pass is $90.00 per quarter. Students who meet the eligibility criteria will have this fee added to their student accounts. Students are responsible for this fee regardless of benefit use or card pick-up. Students who are taking courses exclusively online do not qualify for this program. Further information about the U-Pass program is found at
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 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
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.
Applicants must have a solid programming background (at least two years of professional software development experience is required); some experience with web application frameworks is recommended, along with a basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and databases.
The Modern .NET Web Development Program is an accredited course of DePaul University, which follows the quarter system (as opposed to the semester system). Credit hours are awarded to those who successfully complete the program's academic requirements. Academic requirements may include reading and homework assignments, written assignments, labs, projects, and other assignments. No midterm or final exams are conducted.
Course #: IPD 342; 4 undergraduate credit hours
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
Application & Registration Procedure
All interested parties should 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.
Registration is restricted to admitted students. IPD staff will register students upon receipt of payment and registration form. Regular DePaul students cannot register themselves via the university's registration system.