Web Developer

 

Why study Web Development at Riverland?

  • All classes online.
  • Work full time and take classes part time. 
  • Instructor support is available online or on campus.
  • Easy access to instructors using phone, email, Skype and screen sharing.
  • Students can study anywhere and anytime.
  • Flexible.
  • Tuition is about half the cost of a four year public college in Minnesota.
  • Tuition is exactly the same for all U.S. students.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship opportunities.
  • Nationally Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site

Riverland is unique because we provide students with both front and back-end web development. Our program prepares students to become competent web developers.  

 

    What will I study?

 

    Career Outlook
Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,322 new Web Developers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

(source: Minnesota State CAREERwise Education)

Where Do Web Developers Work?

Web Developers often work in the following industries.

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Educational Services
  • Publishing Industries
  • Other Information Services
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
Job Title Examples
Internet Architect, Web Designer, Web Programmer, Computer Graphic Designer, Internet Application Developer, Intranet Developer, PHP Website Developer, Usability Specialist, User Interface Designer, Web Architect, Web Content Developer, Web Site Specialist, Web Software Engineer, Webmaster

 

    Program Scholarships

The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.

 

Faculty Highlight
Doc Andree

Doc Andree
Computer Technology Instructor

Brenda Mandt

Brenda Mandt
Computer Technology Instructor

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Last Updated: December 7, 2018

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  • 60 Credits | Two Year
  • Location: 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall, Spring
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