Computer Information Systems — Web Development

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement

Prepare graduates for an entry-level position as a Web Developer, Webmaster, Web Administrator, Web Programmer or Multimedia Developer. The Web Development Certificate distinguished itself with extensive hands-on laboratory experience using the latest technology and software. Industry-experienced, full-time faculty provide the highest quality instruction on the latest web authoring integrated development environments, graphics and design techniques, client and server-side coding and scripting, back-end technologies, multimedia and animation tools, and project management principles.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Explain the client – server model of web development and develop client and server – side web pages.
  • Implement JavaScript to provide dynamic, client – side services.
  • Develop and publish a web site utilizing web authoring and content management software.
Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
24.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.

Other Information

Registry / Certification / Licensure Exam Information: 

CIW Foundations ( ComTIA i-Net+ ( Adobe Certified Professional (

Year Established: 
Program Code: 


Business and Computer Technology Division: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
David Maier: 313-845-9890,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-162H
Career Opportunities: 

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics lists computer occupations as 5 out of the top 20 fastest growing occupations in the economy for 2004-2014. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth projects the highest number of new career opportunities between 2002 and 2012 (25.8%) to be in the computer and mathematics industries with an average starting salary of $62,000. Money Magazine and 2006 Best Jobs in America report lists computer-related occupations as 2 of the top 7 career opportunities on the basis of salary, opportunities, advancement, creativity, flexibility, and stress.

Career Opportunities:

  • Web Administrator
  • Webmaster
  • Web Developer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Web Programmer