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E-Commerce Development

Undergraduate Certificate

This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.

The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in E-Commerce Development provides the skills and knowledge you need to build and maintain data-driven e-commerce sites. The program enables you to upgrade your current application development skills to web-based platforms. Interested students should have at least two to three years of application development experience or have completed the IT Certificate for Web Development.

As a student in the program, you take courses covering web-based analysis and design, advanced website design, XML-based web applications, and advanced e-commerce development. The program offers two tracks: the ASP.Net Track or the Java Track.


This track will focus on developing web sites that utilize the Microsoft .Net Framework.

Java Track

This track will focus on developing web sites that utilize Java Beans and Java Server Pages.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in E-Commerce Development prepares you for such careers as:

  • E-commerce developer 
  • E-commerce manager 
  • Webmaster 
  • Web site manager 
  • Web developer 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in E-Commerce Development, you must complete 18 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • E-commerce core courses (12 credit hours) 
  • Track courses (6 credit hours) 


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Admissions requirements vary.
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states
To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission.  
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials.  
  • Submit official transcripts to mycredit@iupui.edu or:  

         IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions

         Cavanaugh Hall 147

         425 University Boulevard

         Indianapolis, IN 46202

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester
May 1
Spring Semester
November 1
Summer Semester
March 15


  • CIT 21300Systems Analysis & Design3 Credits
  • CIT 31200 Advanced Web Site Design3 Credits
  • CIT 41200 XML-Based Web Applications3 Credits
  • CIT 43600Advanced E-Commerce Development3 Credits
  • CIT 24200Introduction to ASP.Net Programming3 Credits
  • CIT 27000Java Programming3 Credits
  • CIT 34700Advanced ASP.Net3 Credits
  • CIT 38800Java Programming II3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $275.17
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $825.51
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $957.58
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2872.74

Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.