Information Technology – Web Development and Design Specialist

Program Number: 10-152-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

Learn to create and maintain advanced websites and joining the growing field of web development and design through Moraine Park Technical College’s Information Technology - Web Development and Design Specialist program.

About the Program

The Information Technology – Web Development and Design Specialist program prepares students to build and maintain professional, creative and responsive websites. You’ll enter a field with faster-than-average job growth and great salaries.

What You'll Learn

Students in the IT – 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.

Earn two IT degrees at once!

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

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

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Design software systems.
  • Integrate database technologies.
  • Develop software applications.
  • Develop technical documentation.
Career Opportunities
  • Online Marketer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Website Consultant/Entrepreneur
  • Social Media Coordinator
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
    Request Program Info

    Request Program Info

    Semester 1
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    152-106Web Site Design3
    152-107Graphics for the Web2
    152-112Web Coding Technologies3
    152-119Web Designer/Developer Concepts2
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101College 1012
    Total 16
    Semester 2
    152-113Web Programming Technologies3
    152-114CSS Technologies3
    152-115Design/Implementation/Maintenance Workflow3
    152-118Database-Driven Web Sites3
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    Total 18
    Semester 3
    152-116Content Management Systems3
    152-117Emerging Web Technologies and Trends1
    152-121Object-Oriented Programming3
    152-124e-Commerce: Designing and Marketing Web Sites3
    204-112Design Fundamentals3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    Total 16
    Semester 4
    152-120Web and Mobile Internship3
    152-172Web Site Security3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total 15
    Total Credits65