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Undergraduate Website Design Certificate

Ready to join the creative world of website design? DeVry University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design provides the opportunity to build the necessary skills and credentials while you work. This 10-course curriculum, taught from the practitioner’s perspective, focuses on applying design and coding concepts and skills to real-world applications. In as little as three semesters, with full-time enrollment, you can gain the entry-level knowledge and skills used in this industry – and prepare to sit for external industry certification exams, like the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA)1 exam. Certification is an industry standard of achievement.

When you earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design from DeVry University, you can:

  • Master key software applications in Adobe® Creative Cloud®, and learn fundamental graphic design, web design, and web animation skills
  • Prepare to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. DeVry’s curriculum is designed with concepts from the ACA exam, and you can earn an additional credential for your resume upon successful completion of the ACA exam

And, continue your educational path by rolling qualifying credits directly into an associate degree in Web Graphic Design or a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Design and Development.

Adobe® Certification Exams

The knowledge and skills embedded in the Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design provide students with a basis for taking external industry certification exams, including the Adobe® Certified Associate exams1.

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification validates that you have basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe software. Certification by Adobe is an immediate way for you to stand out and be noticed.

The ACA exam is offered in six areas:

  • Visual Communications using Adobe® Photoshop®
  • Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Web Authoring Using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
  • Video Communication Using Adobe® Premiere®
  • Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe® InDesign®
  • Interactive Media Using Adobe® Flash® Professional

1Adobe Certification Programs, Adobe.com, http://wwwimages.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/education/pdfs/certification-path-individuals.pdf,visited January 11, 2016. Adobe, the Adobe logo, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Stackable credits

DeVry University’s Certificate program in Website Design offers you the opportunity to build your skills and credentials at your own pace. Your credits are stackable, meaning they can be rolled into an associate or bachelor’s degree at DeVry.

  • You can start by earning your undergraduate certificate. DeVry University’s Certificate program in Website Design provides entry-level knowledge and skills. At the same time, you can prepare to sit for external industry certification exams. DeVry’s curriculum is designed with concepts from the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

  • You can earn an industry standard certification in Photoshop®, Dreamweaver®, Premiere® Pro, Illustrator®, Flash® Professional, and InDesign® upon successful completion of the ACA exam

  • You can also continue your education with DeVry and apply your qualifying certificate credits to an associate degree in Web Graphic Design or a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Design and Development.

Undergraduate Certificate Website Design

Certificate Completion Requirements

  1. full-time semesters
    3
    full-time semesters
  2. semester-credit hours
    36
    semester-credit hours