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Web Development Certificate


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From front-end development to server-side programming and databases, this certificate provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the rapidly growing field of website and web application development. Students in this program will gain hands-on experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, as well as database and web application development, using industry standard equipment and software. This certificate prepares students for a variety of entry and mid-level positions as user-interface developers, web developers, digital media specialists, web designers and multimedia specialists.

MC’s faculty experts will set you on a path for success in the web development industry.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Create valid HTML webpages that correctly incorporate Cascade Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript.
  • Use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) effectively.
  • Create webpages with dynamic content utilizing a web database technology.
  • Create coherent and intuitive websites and web-enabled applications.

Program Advising

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the certificate requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.


For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.

Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site.

  • MC Student Employment Services: Speak with the Student Employment Specialist for help with resume writing, interviewing, setting up a College Central Network (CCN)new window account and other job search topics.
  • Career Coach: Explore Career Coach to learn more about this career and/or discover related majors and in-demand careers based on your current interests! Take a Career Assessment and then browse careers and job opportunities in the area.


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