Online Undergraduate Certificate in Web Design

Learn Web Design with as Few as 10 Courses

A web design certificate program combines arts and technology, providing students with a background in web design concepts, coding languages, and best practices, and the ability to navigate the real-world applications of both. Our online web design certificate program also prepares you to sit for certification exams like the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

Get to Know Our Web Design Certificate

Adobe® Certification Exams

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design in as little as 1 year *—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.



What You'll Learn

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    Multimedia Integration

    Use multimedia authoring tools and techniques to create interactive websites and dynamic web applications by integrating assets such as video, audio, images and animation.
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    Communications and Media

    Maintain knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral and visual media. Learn media production and distribution in paid, owned and earned platforms.
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    Web Technology

    Understand current web technologies and web development practices.
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    Software and Programming Proficiency

    Understand and use web programming languages, such as HTML5 and CSS3 as well as industry-specific software, such as Adobe Creative Cloud®.
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    Website Design

    Design, build and maintain websites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, web management tools and digital media.

Did You Know?

22% growth nationally is projected from 2019-2029 for employment of web developers.2

Your Financial Aid Options

Learn about scholarships, grants and loans that can help make your tuition more affordable.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our Web Design Certificate may consider careers such as:

  • Digital Graphics Editor

  • Graphic Designer

  • Multimedia Artist Animator

  • Web Designer

  • Web Interface Designer

  • Website Editor

Program Courses

Web Graphic Design

CIS363B Web Interface Design with Lab
WGD201 Visual Design Fundamentals
WGD205 Advanced Design and Rapid Visualization
WGD210 Digital Imaging Fundamentals
WGD229 Information Design
WGD235 Web Animation
WGD242 Advanced Web Design
WGD251 Responsive Web Design
WGD260 Media Portfolio

Graphic and Multimedia Design

GMD311 Web Video Fundamentals with Lab

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2 Data reflects a national projected percentage change in employment from 2016-2026 and may not reflect local economic conditions.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.