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JavaScript Developer

Location(s): Online

Program Description

Students can pursue a career as an entry-level JavaScript Developer. JavaScript Developers develop and implement websites, web applications, and interactive web interfaces using JavaScript. They evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices as well as optimizes website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes.​

This program teaches students the basic constructs of JavaScript, how to use JavaScript to access and change page elements and their properties, and how to test and debug JavaScript.  Students are introduced to React and learn the latest React techniques to build an application.  Students also learn Vue.js to create a small, but featureful math app and jQuery to maintain and modernize existing websites that use jQuery.​

Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self-discipline to complete all required material on their own.  A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.​

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, overall employment of web developers is projected to grow 13% from 2020 to 2030 in Maryland.  Projected annual job openings in Maryland are 550.  Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: https://ccbcmd.lightcastcc.com/.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. further ​your career in web development.​​​,
  2. build a dynamic web application,
  3. use jQuery to maintain and modernize existing websites, and
  4. enter the job market as an entry-level JavaScript Developer​.

CCBC Pathway

Technology and Engineering Pathway - Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

Program Credentials

CCBC Credential: Students will receive a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options

We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Program Length

4 months

Program Requirements

Academic requirements:

Prior experience with HTML and at least a basic understanding of CSS.

Computer requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later or Mac: macOS 11.0 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Java (download and installation instructions are provided in course).
  • Visual Studio Code (download and installation instructions are provided in course).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.​
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

This program is not eligible for Baltimore County Public School Blueprint funding.

Application Process

To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number 

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)





JavaScript Developer Module One


Included in class fees




JavaScript Developer Module Two


Included in class fees



Course Series Totals:






Career Coach

Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA.  Explore career and training opportunities at https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Program Contact Information

Program Coordinator: TBA

Administrative Assistant:  Danielle Bennett |  dbennett@ccbcmd.edu  | 443-840-4925 | Catonsville| BESS |100