Information Technology - Web Designer/Developer

Information Technology - Web Designer/Developer video

Program Number: 31-152-7
School Year: 2015-2016
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus*: Online, most classes offered at Fond du Lac and West Bend
FLEx Degree

Program Description

The Information Technology - Web Designer/Developer program teaches students to use a variety of software, programming and markup languages combined with web design principles to create websites used for marketing and e-commerce.

Graduates may work in positions as webmasters, web designers, web developers and website developer consultants/entrepreneurs. Individuals may be employed in a wide range of companies that are interested in using the Internet to market and/or sell their products or services. Graduates may be employed by a consulting firm that provides web design, development and maintenance as a contracted service to businesses and industries or start their own business.

Approximate Costs

  • $128.40 per credit (resident)
  • $192.60 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Program Outcomes

  • Create Web photographics.
  • Demonstrate fundamental network environment concepts.
  • Develop Web sites.
  • Employ Web design principles.
  • Employ Web development skills.
  • Explore new Web technologies.
  • Incorporate e-commerce solutions.
  • Maintain a Web site.
  • Program Web languages.
  • Promote Web site online.
  • Use markup languages.
  • Develop database-driven Web sites.
  • Employ project management tools.

Career Opportunities

  • Online Marketer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Site Consultant/Entrepreneur
  • Social Media Coordinator

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
  • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   
  • Check with Admissions if any additional steps are required.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

Gainful Employment

The information below is provided as a federal requirement in an effort to help students make informed educational decisions. Specifically, Gainful Employment aims to provide information related to future potential debt burden in comparison to the expected earnings in a chosen program or field.

Gainful Employment Data

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Number Title Crs
Term 1
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
152-106 Web Site Design 3
152-107 Graphics for the Web 2
152-112 HTML/XML 3
152-119 Web Developer Concepts 2
204-100 Imaging Editing 2
801-136 English Composition 1 3
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 18
Term 2
103-193 Dreamweaver/Flash 3
152-113 JavaScript 3
152-115 Web Site Design, Implementation and Maintenance 3
152-118 Database-Driven Web Sites 3
204-112 Digital Graphic Design 3
801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
Total 18
Term 3
152-117 Emerging Web Technologies and Trends 1
152-120 Web Developer Internship 3
152-124 e-Commerce: Designing and Marketing Web Sites 3
152-127 Visual Studio Developer 3
Total 10
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 46

Exit Assessment

An Internship is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.

Additional Program Requirements

Students will need to complete Basic Math Proficiency.

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Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

Note: Students should be able to keyboard 25 wpm or enroll in the Keyboarding (106-103) course; have experience using the Internet or enroll in the Exploring the Internet With Client Software (103-165) course; and have experience using Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.

This program is completed in 3 terms.

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