School of Engineering and Computing

Web Development

Learn to create stunning websites, and keep them running efficiently.

Demand for information technology professionals is strong and growing. Jobs in web development are projected to grow as fast as average or faster, with earnings potential above the national average. Employees with web development skills are highly valued by employers.  Most businesses need an online presence, so work can be often found across industries and organizations.

This certificate is an ideal fit for an introduction to our other computer majors. Currently employed IT and marketing professionals will also benefit from added web skills.

These certificates are designed for the student who has already earned a degree from an accredited institution and wants to obtain higher-level skills. Some of these certificates may require additional academic work or equivalent work experience to complete successfully.

To earn a certificate, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA for the entire certificate of at least 3.0. A minimum grade of C is required for all courses. With permission, a subsequent course may be substituted to replace one course where this requirement was not met. For a student with a particularly strong background, up to two courses may be waived with permission.

A student with a certificate in Web Development will be able to:

  1. Develop and maintain static and simple dynamic web pages, including those connected to databases
  2. Use relational databases to solve information management problems

Curriculum Details

year
1

Job Projections

NATIONAL AVG.
8%
ALL OCCUPATIONS AVG
8%
That Translates Into

174,300

JOB OPENINGS BETWEEN 2019 - 2029

Projected Employment Growth for Web Developers, 2019-2029 (source: BLS)

Placement Rate

100%

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