Full Stack Development Certificate Program

Launch your career as a full stack developer with the latest cutting-edge curriculum from upGrad in partnership with Purdue University, one of the top 10 U.S. public universities*.

*Source: The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2021

  • Fully Online
  • 9 Months
  • March 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • Financing
    Starts at $111/month
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
  • FAQs
About the Program

Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, solve real business problems, and much more.

Program Advisor/Masterclass Faculty

Dr. Ruijian Zhang is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University. His research interests include: Software Engineering, Machine Learning, Database Systems, AI & Computer Architecture.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 feedback on career counseling sessions & attend GitHub, Kaggle and resume building sessions.

Student Support

Student support available 24/7 via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within two working hours

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • One-on-One guidance from industry mentors
  • 450+ hours of learning
  • 15+ live learning sessions
  • 10+ programming tools and languages
  • 10+ projects
  • Masterclasses with industry experts
  • 24/7 student support
  • Resume tool and review

"Our aim is simple: We strive to create high-impact, hands-on experiences that prepare students for meaningful and productive careers.”

- Ronnie Screwvala, Co-Founder, upGrad

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Programming Essentials, Web Design and Development, Frontend Development, Backend Development, Databases, API and Microservices, Test-Driven Development, Containerization, DevOps & Process Management. This will enable you to build a robust & interactive web application
  • Job Opportunities
    Full-Stack Developer, Backend Developer, Frontend Developer, UI Developer
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Software Developers, IT Professionals, Engineers, Analysts, Tech Support Professionals, Recent graduates wanting to kick-start a career in software development
  • Minimum Eligibility
    High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree completion encouraged. Hands-on experience with C++/Java/Javascript/Python, Data Structures & Algorithms recommended

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Full Stack Development Certificate Program

upGrad in collaboration with Purdue University

  • Earn a certificate from one of the top 10 U.S. public universities
  • Receive hands-on exposure to industry-relevant case studies and assignments
  • Differentiate yourself from your peers with a global recognition
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Learn from leading full stack development faculty and industry leaders.


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Software Engineering Fundamentals and Life Cycle
    • 2 Weeks
  • Git and GitHub Essentials
    • 1 Week
  • HTML5 CSS3
    • 3 Weeks
  • Web Development Using JavaScript
    • 5 Weeks
  • Module Bundlers and The Development Toolchain
    • 1 Week
  • Web Development Using React
    • 3 Weeks
  • Node.js Training
    • 4 Weeks
  • MongoDB for Developers
    • 2 Weeks
  • MySQL
    • 1 Week
  • Designing & Building RESTful APIs
    • 1 Week
  • Microservices Using Node.js
    • 2 Weeks
  • Software Testing for JavaScript Applications
    • 3 Weeks
  • Docker & Kubernetes for Node.js Applications
    • 2 Weeks
  • Agile and Scrum for Developers
    • 2 Weeks
  • 450+
    Learning Hours
  • 15+
    Live Sessions
  • 10+

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects with student–mentor interaction
  • Learn from expert mentors
  • Received personalized feedback to guide your progress
  • Coffee-Hut
    Use Git and Github as version tools to manage development for the frontend ...
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  • Electronic Store DB - Capstone Project
    Create an electronic store database and perform the following operations:<br...
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  • Foody API - Capstone Project
    Creating a full working API powered by Node and Express. The API should have...
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  • Course Registration System - Capstone Project
    Create registration application containing four microservice applications wh...
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  • My Task App Deployed Using Jenkins X - Capstone Project
    Build a Jenkins X pipeline for an app called “My Task”. It is a MERN applica...
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The upGrad Advantage
Personalized and dedicated support to help you master full stack development skills.
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedback on improvement
    Student Support
    • 24/7 student support available via email
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform
  • Peer Networking
    • Fun-packed, informative, and career-building sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions on various industry topics every two weeks with industry experts
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Admission Process

Only three simple steps to complete the enrollment process:

Program Fee

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    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Certification from upGrad in collaboration with a top U.S. university
    • Earn a certificate without leaving your job
    • Career acceleration in your current role
    • Cutting-edge curriculum approved by Purdue faculty and delivered by industry experts
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