Move beyond first generation HTML-based web pages and create interactive, state-of-the-art, web-based applications that support the demands of tomorrow's e-business processes. Whether you are experienced or relatively new to the field, achieving your Web Design and Development Certificate is a significant advancement in your career development.
The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge they need to design and implement effective and dynamic websites. Students pursuing the certificate have the option of mixing courses from both the Web Design track and the Web Development track, depending on their particular area of interest.
Web Design Track
This track prepares students for careers as professional website designers, including those who are interested in designing the look, layout, and organization of websites.
Web Development Track
This track prepares students for careers as professional web developers, including those who are interested in developing functional aspects of websites including database integration, programming, and other server-side components.
Note: Students may mix courses from both tracks for certificate completion.
Who Should Enroll
Current and future uses of the web require a knowledge of distributed computing and security issues as well as web development, server maintenance and application support. People working in this area need to refresh their skill-set to allow them to work in the more complex, security conscious and regulated environment which currently prevails. This certificate program is for:
- Individuals interested in entering into the web design field
- Individuals interested in building and maintaining their own websites
- Graphic designers, multimedia designers and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the area of web design
- Those already working in the field who want to keep up with this rapidly changing industry
Occupational summary for web developers in the United States.