Web Development and Administration Careers Overview
Building an Internet presence from the bottom up or maintaining, enhancing, and securing an existing website is the job of a web development and administration specialist. An in-depth understanding of applications that are written with the newest scripts and utilize the latest technology is essential for succeeding as a web developer in today's global marketplace. The technical skills and the hands-on experience you'll gain at DeVry University can help open the door to rewarding opportunities in the world of web development and administration.
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University with a specialization in Web Development and Administration, you'll be equipped to build and maintain high-end websites for any industry. Professional responsibilities of these experts, also known as web developer, web technician, and web server administrator, include:
- Conceiving, designing, building, programming, and managing web sites
- Establishing database and hardware infrastructure of a site
- Maintaining and enhancing existing web applications
- Ensuring interoperability among browsers
- Designing website navigation and tools
- Incorporating security measures to safeguard the site and end users' privacy
Web development and administration careers are found across all industries, including:
- Healthcare technology
DeVry graduates in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Web Development and Administration will be prepared for careers in areas such as:
- Web programming
- Web application development
- Applications management
- Front-end and back-end development
- Systems administration
DeVry Career Advantage
From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 86% of DeVry University Computer Information Systems graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $46,856.
1 Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.