Web Site Design: Diploma Program Summary

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By pursuing a degree in Web Site Design, you will be equipped with the basic fundamentals and software knowledge for designing web sites. Through studying courses such as graphic design, animation, programming, and general software applications, you will advance your skills in web site design and be able to gain entry into a fast-growing field of technology. Students who have graduated from Web Site Design programs have gone on to become web designers and web masters. Read on to find out more.
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Reasons to Earn a Degree in Web Site Design

With a degree in Web Site Design, you will have the programming and design skills to maintain and build eye-catching web sites. If you enjoy a hands-on approach to the IT field, web site design may be a good fit. More and more companies and organizations are turning to the web to promote their businesses, leading to more opportunities in the field.

Career Possibilities for Web Site Design

Occupational Outlook and Demand

With a degree in Web Site Design, students can gain entry-level careers or go on to earn a four-year degree within the field. The job outlook for web designers is good as technology keeps growing and more and more businesses are producing web sites and interactive media online.

Salary Information

In a March 2007 survey by Salary.com, entry level web site designers made an average of $42,000 to $55,500 a year in the U.S. Additionally, web site designers with more experience or that move beyond entry-level saw average salaries of between $66,000 and $86,000.

Degree Specifics for Web Site Design

Coursework Requirements

Some of the coursework that you will find in a Web Site Design degree program includes:

  • C++ Programming
  • Java Programming
  • HTML
  • Introduction to Web Design

Skills Learned

You will graduate from your Web Site Design program with knowledge of the basic theories of web design. In addition, you will acquire the following skills:

  • Ability to work with pertinent software programs as they relate to web design
  • Theories and practices in graphic design and animation
  • Knowledge of programming and current web design concepts and trends

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    1. Grand Canyon University

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    Master's
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      • M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Instructional Technology
      • Master of Science in Cyber Security
      • M.S. in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Web Design
      • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation
      • B.A. in Advertising and Graphic Design
      • B.S. in Information Technology
      • B.S. in Applied Technology
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    2. Purdue University Global

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      • MSM in Information Technology
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      • MSIT - Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Technologies
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    Certificate
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    3. Full Sail University

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    Certificate
      • Computer Science Certificate (Campus)
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    4. Saint Leo University

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    Master's
      • MBA: Cybersecurity Management
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      • BS: Computer Science
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      • AA: Cybersecurity
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    5. Syracuse University

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    Master's
      • Masters of Science in Computer Science
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    6. Colorado Christian University

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    Master's
      • Cyber Security, M.S.
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    7. Florida Tech

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    Bachelor's
      • BS in Computer Information Systems
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    8. Herzing University

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      • B.S. - Information Technology: Security Technology Concentration
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    Certificate
      • PMCTM- Post Master's Certificate in Technology Management
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    9. California Baptist University - Online

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    Master's
      • Master of Science in Information Technology Management
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    10. Northcentral University

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      • Master of Science in Computer Science
      • MBA - Computer and Information Security
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Featured Schools

Grand Canyon University

  • M.S. in Computer Science
  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Web Design
  • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation

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Purdue University Global

  • MSM in Information Technology
  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • AASIT - Game Development
  • Business Fundamentals + Google IT Support Certificate

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Full Sail University

  • MS - Digital Marketing
  • B.S. - Digital Arts and Design
  • Computer Science Certificate (Campus)

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Saint Leo University

  • MBA: Cybersecurity Management
  • BS: Computer Science
  • AA: Cybersecurity

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Syracuse University

  • Masters of Science in Computer Science

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Colorado Christian University

  • Cyber Security, M.S.
  • Computer Science, B.S.
  • Computer Science, A.S.

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Florida Tech

  • BS in Computer Information Systems

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Herzing University

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  • B.S. - Information Technology: Security Technology Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Technology Studies
  • PMCTM- Post Master's Certificate in Technology Management

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