Computer Information Systems - Web Development: Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-162H

Program Description


Prepare graduates for an entry-level position as a Web Developer, Webmaster, Web Administrator, Web Programmer or Multimedia Developer. The Web Development Certificate distinguished itself with extensive hands-on laboratory experience using the latest technology and software. Industry-experienced, full-time faculty provide the highest quality instruction on the latest web authoring integrated development environments, graphics and design techniques, client and server-side coding and scripting, back-end technologies, multimedia and animation tools, and project management principles.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the client – server model of web development and develop client and server – side web pages.
  2. Implement JavaScript to provide dynamic, client – side services.
  3. Develop and publish a web site utilizing web authoring and content management software.
Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics lists computer occupations as 5 out of the top 20 fastest growing occupations in the economy for 2004-2014. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth projects the highest number of new career opportunities between 2002 and 2012 (25.8%) to be in the computer and mathematics industries with an average starting salary of $62,000. Money Magazine and 2006 Best Jobs in America report lists computer-related occupations as 2 of the top 7 career opportunities on the basis of salary, opportunities, advancement, creativity, flexibility, and stress.

Career Opportunities:

  • Web Administrator
  • Webmaster
  • Web Developer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Web Programmer

Registry / Certification / Licensure Exam Information

CIW Foundations ( CompTIA i-Net+ ( Adobe Certified Professional (

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 32 weeks.

This program will cost $5,268 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical debt upon graduation is not available.

The State of Michigan does not have licensure requirements for this profession.

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