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Website designers are often responsible for the layout, color scheme and general design of a website. Websites are crucial for businesses, organizations and e-commerce, as the design of a website can often be the deciding factor of whether visitors leave or stay. As a modern art form, designing a website is not just about making online pages aesthetically pleasing. Skilled website designers also ensure websites are easy to navigate, increasing functionality and testing usability. NWCCD’s Computer Web Design program will give you the skills you need to join this fast-growing computer tech field. This program is available at both Sheridan College and Gillette College.
Web designers create visually appealing websites that are functional, user-friendly and appear in search engine results. Website designers must also know where to place advertisements to effectively reach targeted audiences. The skills of web designers are in high demand, as virtually every business and organization expands their web presence in today’s digital world. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 20% job growth for the field of Web Developers, adding 28,500 jobs from 2012-2022.
Web designers and developers use creative skills, coding knowledge and design software to build and maintain websites. Website design and development firms regularly hire talented website designers with degrees. Inexperienced website designers will often begin as assistants or apprentices to gain important hands-on experience. Earning a degree in Computer Web Design from NWCCD will allow you to jumpstart your career in web development or transfer to a college or university nationwide for advanced training and degrees and join a job field such as:
Our expert Computer Web Design faculty at NWCCD will teach you the fundamentals of web development to help you reach your career goals.
Our NWCCD Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Web Design at Sheridan College and Gillette College will give you the necessary skills, knowledge and tools to succeed in the ever-growing field of website development. Our expert faculty have years of experience in web design, development, programming, networking, business and technical programs. As a student, you will learn to create, design, enhance and maintain websites. You will take courses in Computer Science, Web Design, Web Programming, Web Page Authoring, Photoshop, Content Management Systems, E-Commerce, Cyber Ethics, Dynamic Web Graphics, SQL and 3D Java Programming. You will also have the opportunity to pursue a hands-on career internship or enroll in our Web Design Capstone Seminar.
As a NWCCD Computer Web Design student, you will experience a low instructor-to-student ratio and a course curriculum with flexible scheduling for classroom and online options with open labs on campus, allowing you to work projects and connect with faculty and other students. Our program aligns with industry-standard certifications, including CISCO, Microsoft and CompTIA, helping you enhance your skills, credentials and resume for your career.
Our NWCCD graduates are prepared to obtain industry-recognized certifications such as CISCO, Microsoft and CompTIA, in addition to earning Associate degrees.
Our NWCCD Computer Web Design faculty are enthusiastic, dedicated and knowledgeable. Our faculty have years of experience in each aspect of website design, development and programming. They will teach you the essential aspects of developing functional websites to help you succeed in the industry.
Northern Wyoming Community College District features state-of-the-art labs, equipment, software and classrooms to enhance your college experience. NWCCD also has strong relationships with regional businesses and organizations to help you gain real-world experience through internships and service learning projects.
NWCCD is committed to provide you challenging and engaging assignments to stretch your abilities in preparation for your career. We also have an advisory group of local Information Technology professionals who provide input on course content to ensure you are learning skills relevant to today’s industry.
Want to learn about NWCCD’s hands-on Computer Web Design program at Sheridan College and Gillette College?