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Web Programming Certificate

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Many web positions require fluency in programming languages. MC’s web programming certificate will set you on a path to succeed in the industry.

Our certificate will provide you with the skills necessary for employment as a programmer on a web development team, or for transfer to another institution.

The certificate curriculum focuses on advanced web programming languages (Java, Visual Basic, XML, DHTML/JavaScript, web databases), UNIX, and advanced HTML.

Courses include Java programming, computer literacy, UNIX/LINUX operating systems, database applications, professional website development, JavaScript, web application development using ColdFusion, and more.

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

Program Outcomes

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

  • Create valid XHTML webpages.
  • Write and use JavaScript in webpages.
  • Use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) such as the MX Studio 8 effectively.
  • Create webpages incorporating the Cascading Style Sheets technology.
  • Create webpages with dynamic content utilizing at least two web server application technologies.
  • Create coherent and intuitive 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.


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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.

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