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IT-Web Programmer Technical Diploma

Program Code: 311526

The IT-Web Programmer technical diploma provides learners the ability to integrate web technologies to develop database-driven, interactive and dynamic web sites.

Follow Your Path

All credits in this technical diploma apply toward the following associate degree(s):

Web Development, 101522

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this technical diploma:

Web Programmer, 901522

Web Design, 901352

Employment Potential

A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment as a:

  • Web Developer
  • PHP Developer
  • Web Applications Developer
  • .NET Web Developer
  • Web Programmer
  • Web Architect
  • Web Specialist
  • Some positions may require additional education and/or work experience.
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Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High School transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu.)
  • Completed one year of high school algebra or equivalency.
  • Computer familiarity and ability to use a keyboard and mouse.
  • A minimum keyboarding skill of 30 WPM.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
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Curriculum
Curriculum: The IT-Web Programmer technical diploma is a one-year, three-semester program. Upon graduation, a student will have completed 30 credits.
First Semester
Semester Total
14
Second Semester
Semester Total
12
Third Semester
Semester Total
6
Total Credits
32

Program Outcomes

  • Design, build, or maintain web sites using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools and digital media.
  • Perform or direct web site updates.
  • Backup files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.
  • Identify problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and correct problems or refer problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Maintain understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
  • Develop or validate test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.
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Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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