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Skilled web developers and digital media designers are in high demand in one of the fastest-growing industries around. Turn your technological savvy into success with a career in the lucrative field of web development and digital media.

What Will I Learn in JCCC's Web Development and Digital Media Program?

Start a conversation or tell a story using the language of technology. With just a few semesters of study, you'll gain a deeper understanding of digital workflow, web applications, web development and content management — and be ready to launch your new career in web development and digital media.

Work in both Windows and Mac to build your toolbox. Start with the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Move on to web scripting for front-end and back-end design and development using PHP, UX, UI, Bootstrap, jQuery and React. Get experience building in WordPress and Drupal content management systems.

In our Web Development and Digital Media courses, you'll learn:

  • Digital media concepts
  • Digital workflow
  • Web analytics
  • Visual storytelling
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • User experience
  • Content and digital asset creation
  • Emerging technologies
  • Web scripting

JCCC's Web Development and Digital Media program has four different tracks to choose from.

  • Web Development and Digital Media, AAS: In just four semesters, you'll take various Web Development and Digital Media courses. Upon completing 63 credit hours, you will graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Web Development and Digital Media.
  • Digital Media Certificate: Learn web scripting, HTML, web analytics and SEO through JCCC's Digital Media certificate. You will also gain experience in visual storytelling and digital media assets.
  • Web Development Certificate: Gain valuable technical interface skills, server scripting, CSS techniques and more through our Web Development certificate.
  • Web Technologies Certificate: By completing 16 credits in six courses, you'll earn the Web Technologies certificate and learn valuable skills in HTML, web scripting, digital workflow and digital media concepts.

Why JCCC's Web Development and Digital Media Program?

JCCC's stackable Web Development and Digital Media certificates allow you to either move into the workforce after earning a certificate or continue building your skills and earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Web Development and Digital Media.

Get paid to build your portfolio. After 12 hours, you'll be eligible to take on projects for paying clients as part of JC3 Innovations Student Agency. All proceeds go toward establishing scholarship programs for JCCC multimedia students.

Whether you prefer code or content, you'll build technical skills with hands-on experience in JCCC's state-of-the-art computer and production labs. Create podcast and video content. Collaborate with colleagues in our fully equipped computer labs.

Each of our Web Development and Digital Media classes is taught by professionals with valuable industry experience. Class sizes are limited to 15 students for a more in-depth learning experience and one-on-one time with your instructor. Online classes are available.

Resources and Tools for JCCC Students

Students have access to many resources and tools at JCCC.

Our Financial Aid office can help you with scholarships or student loans.

With our Academic Counseling and Career Development Center services, you can ensure your studies align with your long-term goals and boost your success. 

You may also decide to transfer your credits to a four-year university. Transferring allows you to gain further knowledge and skills.

As a JCCC student, you'll have plenty of opportunities to get involved on campus. Check out our clubs and organizations to learn about ways to meet fellow students and build on your skills. 

Jason Soltys, JCCC graduate, Web Development and Digital Media
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Potential careers: entry-level front-end technician or developer

Choose Web Technologies certificate

  • Emphasis on technical coursework
  • Learn appropriate methodology to create and maintain web pages
  • Start your career or continue on to one of the career paths listed below

Potential careers: front-end designer, content strategist, multimedia animator

Choose Digital Media certificate

  • Emphasis on content creation, from the user experience to social and media production skills
  • Start your career or continue on to earn an AAS

Potential careers: web developer, user experience developer, back-end developer

Choose Web Development certificate

  • Emphasis on code and the development and maintenance of websites
  • Start your career or continue on to earn an AAS

Potential careers: full-stack developer, user experience developer, digital media specialist

Choose Web Development and Digital Media Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree

Learn to successfully design and develop websites, web applications, user experiences and digital content that will capture audiences in our increasingly mobile world.

Download the Web Development & Digital Media Program Outlook (PDF) for employment projections and salary information.

Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

At JCCC, we want to ensure every student has the opportunity to pursue a degree or certificate of their choosing. We provide various tools, resources, and financial aid to ensure that money will not be a concern for you.

Here's what we offer to each of our students:

Supplies and textbook costs vary depending on your classes.