• Web Development

    M State’s hands-on programs help prepare students for rewarding careers in computer information systems, which include some of the fastest growing jobs nationwide.



 

Web Development

Develop the creative and technical skills to create customer-friendly websites and applications while learning the processes for building successful websites and applications. The M State Web Development program has two options, both offered through eCampus:

  • A 72-credit AAS degree
  • A 30-credit certificate

Program graduates will have background in marketing, design, hardware, general software and communications that prepares them with the creative and technical skills required to create and maintain accessible, reliable websites.

 

Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Create websites and applications
  • Use problem-solving strategies to develop effective Web solutions
  • Design websites and applications to fulfill user needs
  • Communicate effectively

 

Why M State

  • An exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes mean personalized education
  • Flexible class scheduling
  • Faculty committed to student success
  • Program's industry partners ensure students are learning skills needed by employers
 

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Degrees Offered Click on a degree below to view details

Web Development Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Detroit Lakes, eCampus

Web Development Certificate
Locations: eCampus

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Meet the faculty

Cheryl Bocnuk
Web Development Instructor
eCampus
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Timothy McMichael
Web Design Faculty
Detroit Lakes
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Brent Tharaldson
Web Development Instructor
Detroit Lakes, eCampus
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Apply now

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Program Highlights

  • Our Web Development courses are updated yearly to provide students with training in the most current technologies in the field.
  • Webmaster was chosen as one of the Top Ten IT Industry jobs by the Minnesota High Tech Association.
  • Employment projections for Minnesota indicate an increase for Computer Network and Web Development professionals.
  • The Web Development program offers small classes with lots of instructor attention.
  • Our Web Development instructors care about their students!
Web Developer regional wage

Web Developer regional wage
data source: Career Coach

 

Career opportunities

Graduates will find career opportunities as web developers.

Description: Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

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Data source: Career Coach. All career data is set to your current geographical area: up to 100 miles away from Detroit Lakes.


data source: Career Coach

 

Web Developer employment

220 Employed in your area

15 Estimated annual job openings

13 Approaching retirement age

The average retirement age in the U.S. is 65 years old. Web Developers in the 55-64 and the 65+ categories are 1-10 years away from retirement. When older workers retire, there will likely be a demand for new workers.


Age Group # of Workers % of Workers*
under 25 18 8%
25-34 75 34%
35-44 74 34%
45-54 40 18%
55-64 11 5%
65+ 2 1%

* Based on county-level occupational demographics

data source: Career Coach

 

Required Web Development courses for AAS degree

  • Foundations of Web Design
  • HTML
  • Photoshop
  • Multimedia
  • Foundations of Web Development
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • User Experience Design
  • Electronic Commerce
  • JavaScript
  • PHP & MySQL
  • Web Projects I and II
  • Content Management Systems
  • Web Applications I and II
  • Web Portfolio
  • Mobile Applications
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • User Interface Design
 

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Learn more

· Visit minnesota.edu/programs

· Call 877.450.3322

Last modified: July 28th, 2015 at 11:10am