Certificate in Website Design

CIAT offers a certificate in Website Design. Learn more about the program below.

Certificate in Website Design

Program Overview

Program ID: #MA-WD

Program Length: 30 Weeks

Program Hours: 270 Hours

Successful graduates will be fully prepared and qualified for positions as Website Designers either in a corporate or freelance (self-employed) position. Using popular web development tools and gained knowledge of professional website design practices and processes, the student will be able to create attractive and effective websites for their clients. This program familiarizes the student with the most popular computer software programs used by Web Designers, such as: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Developer Tools (Google, Chrome, Firefox, Safari).


Be able to use a computer keyboard and navigate in the Windows or Mac environment.

*Program is not eligible for FAFSA funding.

Program Objective

Upon completion of the Certificate in Website Design program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Create websites to develop a web presence for businesses, organizations and individuals.
  • Communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or motivate consumers to purchase products.
  • Utilize popular software programs to create effective and attractive websites.

Required Classes

270 clock hours required.  All courses are required.



Clock Hours

CWEB-101 Introduction to Web Design 45
CWEB-102 Responsive Web Design 45
CWEB-103 User Interface Design & Mobile Development 45
CWEB-201 Programming for the Web 45
CWEB-202 Intermediate Web Design 45
CWEB-301 Online Portfolio Creation 45

Economic Outlook and Growth of the Industry


According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of web developers is projected to grow 27 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce.


The median annual wage for website developers was $66,130 in May 2016.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Web Developers

Tuition & Fees

$11,970 ($585 per unit)


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