Students will gain experience in programming, web business creation, online media, web fronted 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 important 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 by 23% over a ten-year period in comparison to 5% growth for all occupations.

Graduates of BYU-Idaho’s Web Design and Development program 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. Depending on their schooling and individual preferences, students will find employment in creating and maintaining websites, software, and web businesses.

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Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Web Design and 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.

Highlighted Career Paths

Web Designer

Web designers have the opportunity to build or redesign websites for large companies, small business, and individuals. They understand what is needed to make the website functional, but also knows how to create an appealing website to the user.

Web Developer

Web developers also get to design the websites, but their job entails the coding and modifying of the actual website. They create and develop the layout according to the client’s specifications.

IT Consultant

IT consultants are responsible for evaluating and analyzing the systems companies or businesses are using. They advise companies on how to best use information technology throughout their business.

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Getting Started in This Degree

If you want to get a taste for Web Design and Development, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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