As the Internet becomes more integrated into our lives, future demand for people who have the knowledge and experience necessary to build and maintain websites will increase as well. Web developers and webmasters work in a variety of environments including corporations, government and other computer companies. Web developers create and update company’s websites for day-to-day operations of the site. Gateway offers an Information Technology Web Software Developer associate degree program and an Information Technology Web Programmer technical diploma program.
The Information Technology Web Programmer diploma trains students in the development of business web sites using a variety of programming and scripting languages. Topics include web site design and development and basic knowledge of SQL and back-end databases.
Gateway’s Web Programmer technical diploma qualifies students for entry-level positions such as junior web developer and junior web programmer. The 28-credit Web Programmer program will prepare students to utilize web design principles, standards, and best practices in designing effective and usable websites. Most courses are offered online. The Web Programmer program allows students to continue on to the IT-Web Software Developer associate degree once completed.