Design and develop responsive websites.
An organization’s website is often its most important communication and business tool. In today’s market, there’s a high demand for individuals who can design and develop intuitive experiences across web and mobile platforms. Do you already have your bachelor’s degree and want to expand your design and development skills for the web? Our 18-credit online certificate program in Web Design is for working professionals and recent grads who want to get started in this field, advance in their career, or freelance.
The program focuses on a human-centered approach to design, familiarizing you with the fundamentals of user experience (UX), web accessibility, and the role of research in the design process. Explore front-end web development and interface design as you develop the technical and coding skills associated with responsive design web standards.
You will get hands on experience programming complex web applications using GIT source code versioning, content management systems, databases, and server and client-side code. Learn how to organize and visually represent complex information, while testing your designs through sketching and prototyping for screen-based interactions. Keeping the user in mind, you'll design and build an entire mobile-first, responsive website from start to finish.
A key component of the Web Design certificate is real-world application, considering variation in human ability, site accessibility, performance, security, and maintainability. Across each course, we'll discuss how to create interfaces that work for people of all abilities.