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Skilled web designers, developers and administrators are in high demand in both typical technology firms and in the increasingly broad range of non-technical fields that need a customized and professional web presence.
This program addresses this industry need by providing an intensive career-focused program that includes a mandatory co-op. Students design, build and manage the web presence for a variety of business needs based on industry standard content management systems, design tools and business practices. This program focuses on three major content areas: software development, digital media design and systems administration.
In software development, courses include programming logic, web technologies, visual design, illustration and animation. Students construct their own web servers that provide robust, customized and responsive web experiences to end-users.
In digital media design, students manage professional grade image manipulation, illustration, animation and video production software to deliver a focused media experience. Utilizing industry standard software development tools, students design and build web content for a multitude of use-cases ranging from simple business card websites to full-blown e-commerce platforms.
Students also compare real-world software development practices to create and administer platforms that host all industry software needs in the cloud. These collective skills enable graduates with the skill set needed to design and manage effectively in a variety of fields from marketing, content creation and educational technology and many graduates may find employment by establishing their own firm or undertaking freelance work.