Web Development and Design - Certificate (1450)
Are you a creative person who loves working with computers? Do you enjoy creating content for the web and trying new technologies to bring visions to life? If this sounds like you, consider a career in web development and design.
With the certificate, you will be ready to find employment in businesses, government agencies and web consulting firms as a:
- Web application developer
- Web designer
- Web developer
- Web interactive media specialist
- Web content writer
- Web producer
- Web UX (user experience) designer
This type of career may be a good fit if you:
- Are creative with solid computer and math skills
- Enjoy working with others
- Consider yourself organized
- Have good time-management skills
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With our Web Development and Design Certificate, you will gain the skills you need to be successful in the field right away!
You begin the program with 21 credits in foundation courses that lay the groundwork for a specialty. Then, you select 9-credits within a concentration that fits your interests. These two concentrations are:
- Web application development emphasizes building interactive, data-driven websites and mobile applications.
- Interactive web media focuses on making creative content with rich media.
Throughout the program, you will:
- Design high quality webpages for a variety of uses
- Develop web applications that integrate server programming, databases and markup languages for business and electronic commerce
- Publish websites with effective design and content for various platforms
- Create interactive and multimedia content for web use
- Create programs for both web and mobile applications
- Work individually, and as team members, on website projects
Federal regulations require the College to disclose specific gainful employment information about this program. This link will provide you with information on completion rates and placement, program costs and median loan debt.
- View summaries of every course at HACC by browsing our class schedules database.
- Review our program guide (pdf) to view a list of required courses, recommended course sequencing and program competencies.
- Browse our advising checksheet (pdf), which is also an excellent tool to help you personalize your course load each term and manage your overall advancement through our programs.
Our certificate program is designed to lead you into the workforce or toward the associate degree in Web Development and Design.
When you complete your associate degree, you have options to continue and transfer credits to a four-year school.
You can complete the entire program through Virtual Learning.
HACC offers classes in the spring, summer and fall, and you can apply anytime by visiting our website. When you submit your application, please make sure you include program code 1450, which ensures you are applying for the correct program.