Front-End Web Developer

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Creative Arts, Design & Media
  • Program Code: 31-206-1
  • Offering: In-class, Online
  • Degree Type: Technical Diploma
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Front-End Web Developer Diploma


To prepare for this field’s ever-changing technology, you will attain in-depth skills in web design, design tools and web development languages. Coursework includes web marketing, and the designing and publishing of several websites using multiple web-development languages.

Demand for web designers and web developers is growing steadily as more businesses and organizations rely on functional and flexible websites.

You can apply your credits toward completing the Web & Digital Media Design associate degree.

Additional program details: Students should have a well-developed imagination and the ability to problem solve. Important to your success are the abilities to work as part of a team, to work under stress and to meet deadlines.


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Detailed Program Information

2021-22 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
ENG-195 Written Communication
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
ITDEV-117 Logic and Problem-Solving 3
MKTG-165 Digital Marketing 3
WEBDEV-102 Introduction to Digital Media 3
WEBDEV-114 Web Development With HTML/CSS 3
WEBDEV-119 Web Design Overview ‡ 3
WEBDEV-123 Interactive Design ‡ 3
WEBDEV-124 Database Web Design With PHP and MySQL ‡ 3
WEBDEV-133 Content Management Systems ‡
(or) WEBDEV-132 Rich Media for the Web ‡
WEBDEV-134 Responsive Web Design ‡ 3
WEBDEV-140 Web Development With JavaScript and jQuery ‡ 3



‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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2021-2022 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
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Program Outcomes

  • Design websites or applications
  • Utilize essential data technologies
  • Develop user interfaces

Career Outlook

Society's dependence on the internet and instant access to content has led to a variety of related occupations. The demand for web designers and web developers has increased as more businesses and organizations rely on functional and flexible websites to attract and serve their clients.

Possible Careers

  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Front-End Web Developer
  • Junior Web Developer
  • UX Designer
  • UX Developer
  • Interface Designer
  • Interface Developer

Admission Requirements

Demonstration of basic computer skills in operating systems, word processing and the internet.


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Last updated: 08/25/2021