Computers, Tech & Engineering - Web Design and Development
If you're looking for a career in the technology sector, want to spend your life creating and designing websites, applications, and digital interfaces, and desire to work in a rapidly growing, ever-evolving industry with attractive compensation packages, a degree in Web Design and Development could be the right fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Web Design and Development students typically pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), or master's degree (6-7 years) before entering the workforce. In this field, an associate degree can land you an entry-level position as a Web Designer but employers prefer a bachelor’s degree in computer technology, web design, graphic design, or computer science. A master's degree can open the door to opportunities in management and consultancy.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in technology, science, math, computer science, and design coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Web Design and Development Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Web Design and Development include:
- Web Developer
- Digital Interface Designer
- Software Developer
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Web Developers was $73,760 in 2019 (1) while Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers earned a mean salary of $82,370 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.