Learn to Design and Implement Effective Web Sites
Why Choose Web Publishing as a Career?
Those interested in the field of Web Publishing enjoy being creative and meticulous. They are interested in thinking out of the box to plan and create effective, cohesive design solutions using a variety of web communications.
The programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge needed to design and implement effective websites. Students build static and dynamic web sites utilizing the most current versions of industry standard applications and the scripting and programming languages that drive the web.
What Will I Learn?
Computer Technology, AAS - Web Publishing Option
Westmoreland’s Web Publishing program curriculum is kept up-to-date to follow industry trends. It teaches students the latest software used in designing websites as well as coding and technology needed to create web sites from scratch. Students create and publish websites on the Internet throughout the program.
Students will learn how to blend web design and computer technology, demonstrate knowledge of Internet-based business strategies of marketing, e-commerce and security, work effectively within an information technology team and more. View Web Publishing in the College Catalog
Computer Technology, Certificate - Web Development
The Web Development certificate offers the student exposure to a variety of web page development tools and modern programming languages. Courses included in this certificate may be applied toward the AAS. View Web Development in the College Catalog
Computer Technology, Certificate - Web Applications
Students learn a range of production skills including interface design, motion graphics, web coding, Web graphics, production and interactive design. Courses included in this certificate may be applied toward the AAS. View Web Applications in the College Catalog
What Will I Earn?
If you plan to stay in the region, there are many occupations related to this program degree and certificates. In the 10-county region* surrounding Westmoreland County Community College, the earnings for occupations in this field range from $10.64- $49.85 per hour, with an average hourly wage of $31.26.
It is important to remember that wages vary based on level of education, experience, job location and other factors.
Source: Data provided by Lightcast™ (https://lightcast.io/) 2023.1
* 10-county region includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland.
Graduates have a range of expertise and interests that determine their selection of occupation within the fields of web design, electronic commerce, web development, web content management, web marketers, technical support and corporate communications.