Web Design

Academic Certificate

Overview

The Web Design and Maintenance Certificate allows students to gain the fundamentals of good web design, database connections, and interactive web page programming.

The Web Design and Maintenance Certificate is part of the Applied Computing initiative and provides a knowledge base for supporting a website. The student should gain the fundamentals of good web design, connecting to a database, and programming for interactive web pages. Moreover, the student should be able to work cooperatively in a team to maintain a website and assist in keeping the content of the website current.

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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Application Process
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(10 Credit Hours)
CPT-104 Introduction to Information Technology

Introduction to Information Technology

ID: CPT-104

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of basic computer components and peripherals, basic computer functions, I/O concepts, storage concepts, data communications, distributed proccessing and programming language concepts.

3
IST-225 Internet Communications

Internet Communications

ID: IST-225

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers introductory topics and techniques associated with the internet and internet communications. Techniques on how to use and access various types of information as well as how to find resources and navigate the internet are included.

3
CPT-136 Computer Programming Laboratory

Computer Programming Laboratory

ID: CPT-136

Credit Hours: 1

This course provides a closed lab environment for the practice of introductory programming concepts. Students develop solutions to a variety of programs under the guidance of an instructor.

1
CPT-236 Introduction to Java Programming

Introduction to Java Programming

ID: CPT-236

Credit Hours: 3

Topics will cover java syntx and classes for use in the development of java application and applets.

3
Semester 2
(12 Credit Hours)
IST-226 Internet Programming

Internet Programming

ID: IST-226

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers designing internet pages and applications for personal/business use, writing the required program code in languages such as HTML, Java, and VRML, testing and debugging programs, uploading and maintaining internet pages and applications.

3
CPT-185 Event-Driven Programming

Event-Driven Programming

ID: CPT-185

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the student to development of professional- looking, special purpose windows applications using the graphical user interface of windows.

3
CPT-242 Database

Database

ID: CPT-242

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces data base models and the fundamentals of data base design. Topics include data base structure, data base processing, and application programs which access a data base.

3
IST-238 Advanced Tools Website Design

Advanced Tools Website Design

ID: IST-238

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of an advanced (4th generation) web authoring tool (such as dreamweaver) t0 develop increased efficiency and sophistication in website design and web project management.

3
Semester 3
(9 Credit Hours)
CPT-240 Internet Programming With Databases

Internet Programming With Databases

ID: CPT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the implementation of dynamic web pages forcusing on the development of web sites that interact with databases utilizing current server-side technologies along with the databases to deliver dynamic content to client browser.

3
CPT-262 Advanced Web Page Publishing

Advanced Web Page Publishing

ID: CPT-262

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of advanced techniques in web page design and implementation. The course ficuses on designing website interfaces for effective communication, navigation, visibility and accessibility.

3
IST-270 Client/Server Systems

Client/Server Systems

ID: IST-270

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the use of case tools coupled with client tools to allow rad and prototyping of client applications. Networking and server concepts will be explored. Case studies of existing client/server systems will be used to examine the variousphases of client/server applications.

3
  Total Credit Hours 31
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$5,518.00
Not including fees and equipment
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(6 Credit Hours)
CPT-104 Introduction to Information Technology

Introduction to Information Technology

ID: CPT-104

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of basic computer components and peripherals, basic computer functions, I/O concepts, storage concepts, data communications, distributed proccessing and programming language concepts.

3
IST-225 Internet Communications

Internet Communications

ID: IST-225

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers introductory topics and techniques associated with the internet and internet communications. Techniques on how to use and access various types of information as well as how to find resources and navigate the internet are included.

3
Semester 2
(4 Credit Hours)
CPT-136 Computer Programming Laboratory

Computer Programming Laboratory

ID: CPT-136

Credit Hours: 1

This course provides a closed lab environment for the practice of introductory programming concepts. Students develop solutions to a variety of programs under the guidance of an instructor.

1
CPT-236 Introduction to Java Programming

Introduction to Java Programming

ID: CPT-236

Credit Hours: 3

Topics will cover java syntx and classes for use in the development of java application and applets.

3
Semester 3
(6 Credit Hours)
IST-226 Internet Programming

Internet Programming

ID: IST-226

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers designing internet pages and applications for personal/business use, writing the required program code in languages such as HTML, Java, and VRML, testing and debugging programs, uploading and maintaining internet pages and applications.

3
CPT-185 Event-Driven Programming

Event-Driven Programming

ID: CPT-185

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the student to development of professional- looking, special purpose windows applications using the graphical user interface of windows.

3
Semester 4
(6 Credit Hours)
CPT-242 Database

Database

ID: CPT-242

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces data base models and the fundamentals of data base design. Topics include data base structure, data base processing, and application programs which access a data base.

3
IST-238 Advanced Tools Website Design

Advanced Tools Website Design

ID: IST-238

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of an advanced (4th generation) web authoring tool (such as dreamweaver) t0 develop increased efficiency and sophistication in website design and web project management.

3
Semester 5
(9 Credit Hours)
CPT-240 Internet Programming With Databases

Internet Programming With Databases

ID: CPT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the implementation of dynamic web pages forcusing on the development of web sites that interact with databases utilizing current server-side technologies along with the databases to deliver dynamic content to client browser.

3
CPT-262 Advanced Web Page Publishing

Advanced Web Page Publishing

ID: CPT-262

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of advanced techniques in web page design and implementation. The course ficuses on designing website interfaces for effective communication, navigation, visibility and accessibility.

3
IST-270 Client/Server Systems

Client/Server Systems

ID: IST-270

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the use of case tools coupled with client tools to allow rad and prototyping of client applications. Networking and server concepts will be explored. Case studies of existing client/server systems will be used to examine the variousphases of client/server applications.

3
  Total Credit Hours 31
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$5,518.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Web Developer

A Web Developer creates Web pages using a large variety of languages including HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, PHP, XML, and ASP. This profession involves abilities in manipulating formatted text, graphics, animations, and other content, as well as storing and retrieving information from databases to create dynamic websites.

Projected Job Growth

+14.3%

Average Annual Salary

79,100
According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Information Technology (IT) Departments
  • Large Corporations
  • Small Businesses
  • Government Agencies

What’s next after I complete this program?

Enter the workforce

Work for a large company creating websites for other organizations.

Start your own web development company

Create websites on demand for a variety of businesses, and get paid on a contract basis to build and maintain websites.