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This certificate will provide education and training for individuals who would like to explore techniques of web design in order to use the Internet as an interactive communications medium. This program introduces students to Web Design through web design techniques, web programming, digital imaging for the web, web / database operations (such as shopping carts), and basic design principals.
If you would like to be a Web designer, either to create your own website or to work for companies, the Web Design Certificate program will help you get the training you need to begin or advance your career. The program is designed to focus on the technical, creative and relevant business knowledge required for this field by combining technical web design courses with business, management and general education courses. Students will become equipped with the web design, e-commerce, and authoring skills necessary to advance into an entry-level career. Those working in this field will not only require good creativity, conceptual, and visual skills, but also require specialized training in high-tech software and computers, e-commerce, scripting and authoring to be competitive and successful.
This career path can lead to a wide variety of job positions, including:
- Webmaster / Web administrator
- Web designer
- Web developer
- Multimedia specialist
Job openings requiring Web development and design skills are expanding as fast as the World Wide Web itself. The number of all Internet-related jobs is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations in the next decade as more and more companies use the Internet to do business. Web page designers and webmasters work for all kinds of businesses, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies.
Course Information: Howard College Catalog