IT-Web Development Specialist

Learn Web Development

The Web Development Specialist Technical Diploma introduces you to the principles of programming and web application development by performing front-end and back-end web development, administration and development of content management systems, and the implementation of database solutions. This program prepares you to select applications and write supporting code for websites and other applications, design and maintain websites and/or web applications, and develop databases to support websites and applications.

You can earn your degree 100% online.
Career Area
Information Technology (IT)
Technical Diploma
Program Number
  • Technical Diploma
  • 2 Terms 
  • 22 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August

Career Outlook

IT Web Development Specialist

Median Income: $61,581.00*


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Develop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, and interactive web interfaces. Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices. Optimize website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes. May develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications.


Computer occupations



*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from LTC District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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Many program courses are offered online which means instructors combine online learning with classroom work to limit your time on campus.

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James Rice

I enjoy becoming the subject matter expert on a topic and sharing my knowledge with the world. I also strive to share my life knowledge and experience by mentoring, coaching, and becoming a role model.

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Sarah Bornemann

Web and software development is an ever-changing field. Being able to share my knowledge with future developers is awesome. I'll always facilitate students' learning honestly and respectfully, being constantly aware that they may have never written a line of code in their lives.

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