Computer Information Systems - Web Development: Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement

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