Nanodegree Program

Become a Professional Full Stack Developer

In this program, you’ll prepare for a job as a Full Stack Web Developer, and learn to create complex server-side web applications that use powerful relational databases to persistently store data.

  • Estimated Time
    4 Months

    At 10 hours/week

  • Enroll by
    May 28, 2019

    Get access to classroom immediately on enrollment

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What You Will Learn

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Full Stack Curriculum

In this Nanodegree program, you'll learn how to build and manage relational databases to store and handle application data, and build powerful server-side applications to serve that data to any type of client-side application.

You’ll learn to build applications that can support any front-end, and scale to support hundreds of thousands of users.

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4 Months to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

To enroll, you should have experience with Python Programming (or another object-oriented programming language), Programming with JavaScript, Git/GitHub, HTML basics, and Data Structures including Lists, Arrays, Dictionaries.See detailed requirements.

  • Developer Fundamentals

    Brush up on your knowledge of essential developers' tools such as the Unix shell, Git, and Github; then apply your skills to investigate HTTP, the web's fundamental protocol.

  • Databases with SQL and Python

    Master relational databases with the power of SQL, and leverage Python to incorporate database logic into your programs.

    Logs Analysis
  • Servers, Authorization, and CRUD

    Build multi-user web applications using the Flask framework, SQLAlchemy, and authentication providers such as Google.

    Item Catalog
  • Deploying to Linux Servers

    Deploy your web applications onto Linux servers. Learn the essentials of securing and configuring Linux web servers, then deploy a full stack application to a live server with a database and routing.

    Linux Server Configuration
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20% growth is predicted for the industry through 2020
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All our Nanodegree programs include:

Real-world projects from industry experts

With real world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top tier companies, you’ll master the tech skills companies want.

1-on-1 technical mentor

Get a knowledgeable mentor who guides your learning and is focused on answering your questions, motivating you and keeping you on track.

Personal career coach and career services

You’ll have access to career coaching sessions, interview prep advice, and resume and online professional profile reviews to help you grow in your career.

Flexible learning program

Get a custom learning plan tailored to fit your busy life. Along with easy monthly payments you can learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals.
Program OfferingsFull list of offerings included:
Pay as you go plan
4 months pre-paid plan
Class Content
Content co-created with Google
Real-world projects
Unlimited project reviews
Proj. feedback from experienced reviewers
Student support
1-on-1 technical mentor
New: 6hrs+/month
Check-ins with mentor
New: Weekly Calls
Student community
New: Live chat, Challenges
Career services
Personal career coaching
new: Monthly 1:1 Calls
Interview preparations
Resume services
Github review
LinkedIn profile review
Resume shared with 500+ employers
Program pricing


paid monthly

$1596 $1436

4 months pre-paid


Learn with the best

Karl Krueger
Karl Krueger

Command Line Instructor

Karl is a Course Developer at Udacity. Before joining Udacity, Karl was a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Google for eight years, building automation and monitoring to keep the world's busiest web services online.

Lorenzo Brown
Lorenzo Brown


Lorenzo has had a passion for education since his first experience teaching computer science at a summer camp during college. He has lived in Boston, Boise, Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Mexico City before making California home. Lorenzo enjoys traveling, cooking, and taking on do-it-yourself projects. He holds a degree in Mathematics with Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies.

Mike Wales
Mike Wales


Michael is a self-taught full-stack web developer and open source advocate. Before joining Udacity, he spent over 10 years developing classified applications for some of the most demanding intelligence organizations in the world.

Student Reviews



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Mario Andres R.

It has succeed my expectations so far. I have learned more stuff about networking (Web) than I have learn in my CS degree haha

Abdessamed O.

Good program, if not a little outdated and lacking.

Luis Ángel M.

I really enjoyed this learning experience. I learnt a lots.

Josh L.

Fantastic curriculum from Udacity, as per usual. Great division of lessons. Bite-sized chunks to get your confidence up. Then, it's time for the projects. Lots of struggle. Lots of trial and error. But persistence will win the game for you.

John P. E.

It was brutal, but the mentors did an excellent job of assisting me. I really appreciate the help from DiegoP through a rough part of the project I just wasn't getting. After college, you feel like you walk away learning nothing. With Udacity 's programs, I walk away feeling like I have a solid foundation to effectively build from. Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity and for Andy for his advice that "Anyone can learn anything". It has been my mantra that has pushed me through both nanodegrees and will continue to assist me in my journey.

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Full Stack Developer Nanodegree program

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You'll have access to the Nanodegree program classroom and materials, plus expert project reviews.
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Average Time
On average, successful students take 4 months to complete this Nanodegree Program.
Benefits include
  • Real-world projects from industry experts
  • 1-on-1 technical mentor
  • Personal career coach & career services
Pay as you go plan
$399per month

If you plan to devote more time to study per week. Get maximum flexibility to complete your program sooner

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4 months pre-paid plan
$1436 $399
$359 per month

If you plan to study part-time. Prepay for more months & save. Switch to monthly plan if you need more time afterwards

Program Details

  • Why should I enroll?

    Becoming a software engineer is one of the best career moves you can make. Udacity built this Nanodegree program with input from leaders in the software industry to provide world-class Full Stack Web Development instruction that features code reviews and mentorship support throughout the program.

    In the Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree program, you will:

    • Design and implement relational database systems to store and manage application data.
    • Build dynamic software application backend systems using the Python programming language and the popular Flask application framework.
    • Configure and deploy your applications to the cloud using Linux, the most common operating system for web servers.
    • Engage with a network of students and mentors to learn collaboratively and reach your learning goals.
  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?

    Completion of the Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree program will give you the tools needed to perform well in a variety of developer roles.

    Some examples of job titles that align with your new skills are:

    Software Engineer, Full Stack Python Application Developer, Back End Developer, Web Application Developer

  • How do I know if this program is right for me?

    As a Full Stack Web Developer, you are the go-to expert that companies rely on to build, support and maintain their web applications. Regardless of the platform, full stack developers are in demand by nearly every company.If you are interested in building out the infrastructure that powers and supports the many web, desktop, mobile and integrated applications in the world, this program is the best way to get started.

  • What is the difference between the Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree program and Full Stack Web Developer program?

    Web development generally fits into distinct concentrations, such as front-end development and full stack development.

    As a front-end developer, you'll build responsive, dynamic user interfaces on the web. You'll leverage your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills to manage all client-side scripting.

    As a full stack developer, you'll have an active hand in implementing relationship databases, configure and deploy your applications to the cloud, and build dynamic software application backend systems using the Python programming language.

    Whichever path you choose, you'll be building involved, engaging experiences on the web for your users!

  • How is this Nanodegree program structured?

    The Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree program is comprised of content and curriculum to support three (3) projects. Once you subscribe to a Nanodegree program, you will have access to the content and services for the length of time specified by your subscription. We estimate that students can complete the program in four (4) months working 10 hours per week.

    Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.

  • How long is this Nanodegree program?

    Access to this Nanodegree program runs for the length of time specified in your subscription plan. See the Terms of Use and FAQ for other policies around the terms of access to our Nanodegree programs.

  • Can I get a refund?

    Please see the Udacity Nanodegree program FAQs found here for policies on enrollment in our programs.

  • What software and versions will I need in this program?

    For this program, you will need a computer with a broadband internet connection, capable of hardware. Note: Most consumer computers on the market today meet these requirements. You will need administrative access to be able to install software on your computer. This program uses Python 2.7, Python 3.4, PostgreSQL and various Python packages. Students will need to be able to communicate fluently and professionally in written and spoken English.

Full Stack Web Developer