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Bachelor of Science
Web Design and Development (B.S.)
Students will gain experience in programming, web business creation, online media, web frontend and backend development, and visual media as they gain the knowledge and skills they need to prepare for the professional workforce.
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Design Your Future
Today the web plays an essential role in our day-to-day lives and a vital role in the modern business world. Demand for skilled web designers and developers is growing. The US Bureau of Labor expects web development and designer employment to grow 23% over ten years compared to 5% growth for all occupations.

BYU-Idaho’s Web Design and Development program graduates will be prepared to enter these rapidly expanding fields. They will gain the knowledge and skills they need to work within many different types of IT and corporate departments. Students will find employment in creating and maintaining websites, software, and web businesses depending on their schooling and individual preferences.

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Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Web Design & Development have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Web Designer
Web designers can build or redesign websites for large companies, small businesses, and individuals. They understand what is needed to make the website functional but also know how to create an appealing website for the user.
Web Developer
Web developers also get to design websites, but their job entails the coding and modifying the website. They create and develop the layout according to the client’s specifications.
IT Consultant
IT consultants evaluate and analyze the systems companies or businesses use. They advise companies on how to use information technology throughout their business best.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Web Design & Development, start with one of the following major-specific courses

Related Majors

BYU-Idaho’s Web Design and Development program provides a solid background in both the breadth and depth of website design and development, allowing students to choose one of three areas of emphasis: Business and Communications, Website Design, or Website Development.