Web Design (Occupational Associate)

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Take advantage of the career-focused Web Design degree program and outstanding support at Laurus College to move up in life

Web Design Training in 2 Years*

Have a passion project you really want to achieve? A website you want to build, or a small business you’d like to get off the ground? Are you an inquisitive go-getter and experimenter?

Sounds like you want to be studying Web Design!

The Internet is the fastest growing source of information. For this reason the demand for innovative and creative web pages and web sites has grown immensely.

If you’re ready to make use of your creative skills and technical savvy to move up in life and create a brighter future with a rewarding career, Laurus College is your school.

With your initiative and our support, we thrive.

All the Things You’ll Learn

Students in this dynamic program examine and train on software and design programs that are considered the standards in the industry. Among the topics covered in the Web Design Occupational Associate Degree program are:

  • HTML / XHTML
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Vector-Based Drawing
  • PHP
  • Structured Query Language
  • Web Frameworks
  • Designing for E-Commerce
  • Basic Mobile App Development
  • Marketing
  • Multimedia Design
  • Project Management

Web development requires a broad spectrum of technical skills including multiple programming languages, image development and implementation, movie and animation loading to the web, graphics applications, and web page formatting.

Here’s How You’ll Grow With Us

Upon completion of the Web Design Occupational Associate degree, students should be able to:

  • Create a multi-column HTML/CSS solution using a text editor.
  • Create and implement an online store using WordPress.
  • Create and implement a custom bootstrap based WordPress theme.
  • Design a new site or redesign an existing site to improve usability.
  • Design a logo or other similar graphic design project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to improve the aesthetics of a graphic.
  • Create a short banner animation and a simple mobile application.
  • Use jQuery to connect to an online API and display the retrieved data.
  • Use PHP to create a simple token-based login system.

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Where You Could Be After Completing Our Program

Web Design professionals design, create, and modify web sites. This includes analyzing user needs to implement web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity, and may also involve integrating web sites with other computer applications. Web designers also convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of web and multimedia content.

Grads with Web Design training may find employment in a wide range of interesting and rewarding positions, including:

  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • and more!

The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. The Web Design Occupational Associate Degree Program offered at Laurus College can help prepare graduates for a variety of careers that include, but are not limited to the list of careers that may be listed under the following SOC codes (for more information on a particular SOC code, visit www.onetonline.org):

With so many professional opportunities available to people with the right qualifications, Laurus can prepare you for a career that will take you to that next level in life.

The best way to see if Laurus College is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities by coming in to any of our campus locations, or we’re happy to set up a virtual tour with you. Book a Tour Now or Get more info.

You already have a life. We appreciate that!

If you’re juggling work and a family, you’re busy. Our unique learning model gives you greater freedom and flexibility to learn on your own schedule.

That means you’re in control of your learning experience. All you have to do is get the ball rolling. And training with Laurus for a career in web design, with all our dedicated support from Day 1 till you land that dream job, is a smart choice.

This career-focused program gives students the opportunity to attain the technical skills needed to work in the web design industry.


Meet the Web Design and Development Faculty

Brad Koyak

Brad Koyak

Instructor

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Bushra Hage

Bushra Hage

Instructor

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Chris Koehler

Chris Koehler

Director

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Jeffrey Staso

Jeffrey Staso

Instructor

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Rory Decker

Rory Decker

Instructor

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Wesley Nimmo

Wesley Nimmo

Instructor

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The Laurus Advantage

Practical, Career-Focused Training that prepares you for an in-demand career.

Supportive Learning Environment where instructors care about your success.

Flexible Scheduling Options that include both day and evening classes.

Technology Included – Students attending classes in an Associate or Bachelor's Degree program are given the opportunity to receive hardware and software specific to audio production needed to complete their program.

Job Search Assistance through our Career Services Department, including resume & portfolio creation, interview preparation and live workshops.

* Program length when completed in normal time.

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