Web Design - Professional Development Certificate
A well-designed website is essential for any organization today, with so many people consuming much of their information online. This suite of courses will teach you the skills you'll need to build a website of your own. Building a website involves a lot more than just writing code. Before you start on that, you need to understand what you want your website to do, how it will look, who you want it to reach, and what message it should send. The first five courses in the suite will introduce you to the basics of designing a functional and attractive site, the HTML and CSS languages you'll need to execute your design, and best practices for designing and building a website that responds intelligently to the needs of users. The capstone course will guide you through a scenario-based web design project from conception to completion.
Learning and Career Growth
These courses will help you:
- Learn the fundamental principles of visual design and user experience
- Launch a website by selecting a domain host and website address
- Learn techniques for designing websites that are viewable on all devices
- Use your new skills and apply web design principles and coding techniques in a practical component
Duration and Delivery
This certificate consists of 6 courses, each approximately 3 hours in length, for a total of 18 instructional hours. Courses are offered in a self-paced online format, and all courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
The total cost to complete the full certificate is $599 based on the current course fees. Fees are subject to change.
There are no admission requirements for this program. It is recommended that Introduction to Web Design be taken first.
Complete all 6 required courses to obtain a Web Design professional development certificate. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% in each course to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments. Upon successful completion, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.
- Introduction to Web Design
- Responsive Web Design
- HTML for Web Design
- CSS for Web Design
- Web Design Capstone: Seaside Bed and Breakfast
For individual course descriptions please see the Web Design Certificate outline.
Courses in the 'Web Design Certificate'