About this certificate:
The Professional Certificate in Web Design and Application Development is awarded to participants who have completed both the Internet Technologies and Web Design and Web Site Application Development courses in addition to one elective course listed below. Those interested in pursuing this award must complete these three certificate courses. Most often these courses can be successfully completed in one year or less.
Participants who wish to pursue this Professional Certificate would be best served by receiving guidance from a program manager of Information Technology courses. Some courses may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing the program manager to assist in planning the sequence of courses would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience as participants reach their goals.
The median salary of Web Developers in the United States is $66,000.* In Chicago, the average salary is $86,000. **
Other job titles include Front/Back End Developer, Full Stack Developer, Web Application Developer, and UX/UI Designer.
Job growth in this area is expected to increase 27% through 2022. It is one of the fastest growing occupations in the tech field.
This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in web design and application development. Courses are sixteen weeks long over the fall and spring semesters, and are eight weeks long if taken over the summer.
The third certificate course is an elective and can be any course offered in the ITM department. Recommended courses for the elective are:
- ASP.Net with C#, IT-D 863
- E-commerce Site Development with .Net, IT-D 864
- Web 2.0 : Rich Internet Applications, IT-D 865
- Service Oriented Architectures, IT-D 866
- Introduction to Programming with Java, IT 811
- Intelligent Device Applications - Android Apps, IT-D 855
- Human/Computer Interaction, IT-D 802
- Open Source Programming, IT-D 813
Tuition for the three-course program $7,950. Students may also elect to enroll in additional courses for $2,650 each. Applying is easy; all you need is a resume! If you have any questions about the IT Professional Certificate program, feel free to contact the Certificate Program Manager & Advisor or see our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
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* https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/web-developers.htm ** https://www.indeed.com/salaries/Web-Developer-Salaries,-Chicago-IL