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PHP and MySQL is a Course


Oct 5 - Dec 7, 2020
3.0 credits

$650 Enroll

Full course description

10 Weeks

3 Hours/Week


Course Type:

3.0 CEUs

Course Description

This course will show you how to add scripts with PHP in order to build e-commerce functionality into your website. Additionally, you will learn how to connect to a MySQL database and allow the two to communicate. After completing the course, you should have a good idea how to implement these functions to build fully interactive, commerce-capable websites.

PHP and MySQL requires an average of four hours of coursework each week, which includes weekly assignments, online readings, pre-recorded lectures and asynchronous discussions. Although there are weekly deadlines, all the coursework can be done at your own time and at your own pace. Additionally, each week the instructor will hold virtual office hours to answer student questions.

Required Textbooks
None. Materials will be provided.



  • How to add e-commerce capabilities to your website utilizing PHP and MySQL
  • Advanced methods for implementing blogging capabilities onto your website
  • How to connect your website to a MySQL database

Course Instructor

Kevin Hanegan, B.S.

Vice President of Knowledge and Learning at Qlik

Kevin overseas all internal and customer facing enablement involving learning, knowledge management, and product documentation at Qlik. In addition, Kevin has written multiple computer books on various programming languages and technologies, namely Building State-of-the-Art Web Pages, Custom CGI Scripting with Perl, Practical Guide to Curl, and Building Solutions with the Decision Site Analytics Platform. He is also a frequent guest speaker and lecturer worldwide on topics of Disruptive Innovation, Change Management, Adult Learning, and Data-informed Decision Making.