Online Associate Degrees in Web Development

An online associate degree in web development may provide students with the skills and training needed to design and manage the technical aspect of websites. In this two-year program, students may learn how to create web applications, monitor web traffic, and write computer code. Program coursework may include some general education requirements alongside core coursework including digital imaging, computer applications, and web client scripting.

Upon completion of the associate in web development program, students may either seek entry-level employment or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Associate-level graduates may seek employment in government, information system technology, web design, telecommunications, or they may choose to do freelance work.

Program Overview

  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
  • Program Length: Two years to complete
  • Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Bachelor’s Program
  • Projected Employment Growth: 22% (2010-2020)*

Program Coursework

The curriculum for associate-level programs may include select general education requirements, specialized electives, and core coursework. These online classes may teach students how to design digital images, create databases, and write computer program code. Core online web development classes may include the following:

  • Digital Imaging
  • Programming
  • Web Client Scripting
  • Database Scripting
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Web Interface Design
  • Computer Applications

Career Options

Associate-level graduates may gain employment in telecommunications, finance, information technology, system design. Some graduates may also wish to freelance, allowing them to create their own work schedule. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in web development are projected to increase by 22% from 2010-2020.*

Possible careers include:

  • Network Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Web Architect
  • Web Designer
  • Network Engineer

Continuing Education

Those who successfully complete an associate degree program may wish to further their education by transferring to a four-year baccalaureate program. A bachelor’s degree in web development may provide students with advanced skills and techniques in web design, network security, and graphic applications.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

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