Web Design

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Program Overview

Degrees & Certificates

Two-year, job-training degrees that prepare students for immediate employment. Students take additional general education electives, making this a good option if you intend to transfer to a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program or may attend a university in the future to earn a bachelor’s degree.
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  • Credits to complete: 91.0
  • Estimated program length in quarters: Full Time - 6

Certificate programs provide students with a set of skills to find a job or stay current in a profession. Many certificates are designed to build on top of each other and eventually lead to a longer-term certificate or degree. These are called “stackable” certificates.
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  • Credits to complete: 61.0
  • Estimated program length in quarters: Full Time - 4

About the Program

Seattle Central College’s Web Design certificate program and associate degree will provide you with specialized web typography and graphic design skills necessary to compete in today’s web industry. You will learn the theory of web design and user experience, writing for the web, navigational elements as well as work on advanced projects for learning how to produce websites.

Career Opportunities

Web designers apply their creativity and knowledge of user interface best practices to design the “look and feel” and navigation structure of websites. Our Web Design program prepares graduates for careers such as:

  • Web Builder
  • Front End Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Producer

Intensive Education

Our expert instructors will teach you the theory of web design, web content development and elements of web navigation. You will bring it all together by working on advanced web projects and producing websites. You will learn:

  • Photoshop
  • User-Centered Design
  • Content Management Systems
  • Writing for the Web
  • JavaScript
  • Web Authoring
  • Programming

29% higher average salary for web and graphic designers in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett metro area (compared to the national average).

Gainful Employment

Learn more about this program’s Gainful Employment information (pdf).

At first it was so overwhelming to return to the classroom and be away from my baby, but once you take that first step you realize that you can have a family and fulfill your career dream.

Maria Vucheva, Web Design student

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.