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Information Technology (IT) – Web Development and Design Specialist Program

Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│63 Credits│Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online│Eligible for Financial Aid

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates: $42,636

The Web Development and Design Specialist program prepares students to build and maintain professional, creative and responsive websites. Enter a field with faster-than-average job growth and great salaries.

Earn 2 IT Degrees At Once!

Students can earn both the Web Development and Design Specialist and Mobile Applications Developer Associate of Applied Science IT degrees in only five terms. Students should refer to the Dual Degree Web Development and Design Specialist and Mobile Applications Developer program guide.

Students in the Web Development and Design Specialist program master coding and programming technologies.

A focus is placed on cascading style sheets (CSS), HTML, JavaScript, PHP, jQuery, MySQL and XML. Students learn how to use design software such as the Adobe Creative Suite, and are familiar with development software and techniques including FTP, Content Management Systems and major emerging open source tools. Graduates of the program are prepared to develop software applications and systems and integrate database technologies.

Program Outcomes

  • Implement a front-end user interface.
  • Implement a back-end web application.
  • Apply customer experience guidelines.
  • Integrate web data technologies.
  • Build web-based software applications.
  • Develop project documents.

Not sure if you’re ready to pursue an associate degree? Start with the one-year technical diploma in web design and development.

Potential careers include, but are not limited to, the following:

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

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates: $42,636

Course Requirements

Course requirements are subject to change. Visit our catalog for up-to-date information.

Course Highlights

  • Web Coding Technologies
  • e-Commerce: Designing and Marketing Web Sites
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • More

Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.

View and begin standard admissions steps.

If you have any questions or need help with the process, please contact us at  admissions@morainepark.edu OR 920-924-3200, TTY/VP:Use Relay VRS.

Estimated Costs

Estimated costs below are based on the 2023-2024 school year. These fees look at the cost to complete all classes. Costs, textbooks and supplies subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance.


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*Based on new books, rental, electronic, and used options may be available.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.

Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.

While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.

Web Dev. and Design Student Voices

"I found that the most rewarding experience at Moraine Park was the relationships built with the teachers and other students. Classes were small and you are able to really get to know everyone and the teachers were very supportive." - Leslie Taylor

High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.

Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.

Transferring here is easy! You can transfer in prior college work by submitting official college transcripts or get a free transcript review.

Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.

Our recruiters on any of the three campuses are ready to help you plan your future!