Thinking About a Career in Web Design and Development?
Web design is an important skill to have if you want to stay current and competitive in the job market. The FSU Web Design and Development Professional Certification will provide you with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to enter this exciting and dynamic field.
You will learn how to create and edit digital graphics for the web using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. And, along with the basics of good page layout, color theory and typography you will be ready to create visually attractive and compelling websites that will capture your audience’s attention.
In combination with good visual design you will learn functional web design principles including information architecture and user experience, best practices for delivering information online and technical skills including HTLM5 and CSS3. Your work will showcase your ability to apply web technologies to create and publish well-designed, responsive webpages.
Today’s websites typically incorporate interactive content and media. You will learn client-side programming to create interactive and animated web pages that improve the user interface. You will also learn server-side scripting languages to generate dynamic web content. Using web services, you will be able to communicate with external databases to show the user updated personalized information.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the format of the program?
Do I need to apply to the program?
Do I need to be an FSU student to participate in the program?
Is the registration fee different for non-Florida residents?
What credentials can I earn?
How long does the program take to complete?
When are the courses offered?
May I take more than one course at the same time?
Must the courses be taken in a specific order?
May I take just one course or do I have to take all three?
What is the grading scale for the program?
Note: Program is indefinitely postponed.
What courses will I take?
You must successfully complete the following noncredit courses:
How do I enroll?
Register for each course as you are ready to take it; the links above will take you to each course page. You will earn the Professional Certification when you complete the three required courses.
How long is the program?
Taking one course at a time, you will finish in a little under a year.
What is the cost of the program?
Each course is $350 and you pay as you go.