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Graphic Internet technology

Program Overview

This in-demand program teaches the design and creation of websites incorporating graphic interfaces, aesthetic content, streaming media and dynamic databases. This innovative career track features nationally accredited classes and credits that transfer to other institutions. Upon completion, students will have the skills needed to succeed in the fast-growing field of web design.

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Program Details

MDC’s Web Design program offers students hands-on experience in state-of-the art facilities along with a solid academic background. The experienced faculty and staff offer instruction and training using the latest industry-standard web design software.

Internships are available with real advertising, publishing and media companies. Upon successfully completing the program, students will have built extensive portfolios affording them an advantage when seeking employment in the field. Areas of study include:

  • Web design software
  • Photo editing software
  • Animation and video production software
  • HTML, CSS, and XML authoring
  • Dynamic web pages and PHP
  • Storyboarding and timelines
  • Webcasting
  • Web design business practices

Career Prospects

Web designers work in advertising agencies, media outlets, newspaper and magazine publishing firms, television stations, Internet Service Providers (ISP), in-house IT departments, or as freelance web designers. There are a number of job titles and areas of focus for graduates of this program including:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Administrator
  • Webmaster
  • Multimedia Arts and Animation Designer
  • Commercial and Industrial Designer
  • Graphic Designer

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