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With our postbaccalaureate certificate program, you will focus on website design, graphics, technologies and strategies, and multimedia. You will also explore different types of Web authoring software.
The Internet Web Design Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:
The certificate could help prepare you for the CIW Associate Design Specialist certification exam.†
This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment working in the field of Internet Web design.*
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Kaplan University degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Kaplan University.
Kaplan University offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules.
Online Start Date
Jun 05, 2013
Online Start Date
Jul 03, 2013
Learning the value of self-promotion equips
students to demonstrate their skills to an audience. This course
investigates the World Wide Web and the Internet. Students learn
the basic concepts of Web development and e-commerce along with
basic Web page design. By creating an individual online portfolio
or biography using HTML, XHTML, and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets),
students will develop skills for today and
Total Program Credits: 26
This course will teach students how websites
are developed as managed projects and how the development process
relates to business goals. It covers Web technologies and
strategies involving the Web designer's role. Customer
expectations, ethical and legal issues in Web development, and
Web design elements such as aesthetics, user experience,
navigation, usability, and accessibility will also be
This course introduces activities related to
website development. The concepts begin with the planning stages
of interface design, site mapping, and storyboards. Elements such
as tables, forms, rollover buttons, hyperlinks, text formatting
and management, navigation systems, inserting multimedia, and
implementing cascading style sheets will be
Students will learn how to create appropriate
Web graphics using popular image editing tools. Throughout the
course, they will create a collection of custom graphics that
will be displayed in an ePortfolio layout. Topics will include
resizing, resolution, optimization, digital photo enhancement,
custom banner and button creation, and more.
IT 214 or IT 245
Students learn how to use the multimedia tool
Adobe Flash. Students will explore how to create animations,
interfaces, and site design. The difference between vector and
raster artwork will be explored. Considerations such as download
speeds, bandwidth, and compression rates will be reviewed.
Students will create symbols (graphics, buttons, and movie
clips). Students will import artwork as well as sound and video
files. In addition, an introduction to ActionScript will be
The 25% tuition reduction applies only to international students living outside of the United States. This discount does not apply to military students. Please check with your advisor to see if you are eligible.
Some programs have additional associated fees that are not included in the price of tuition. Click here or check with an Admissions Advisor for more information.
Learn More about Kaplan University Tuition and Fees
Kaplan University Learning Center students will only complete a portion of this program on site. You will need to complete at least 50% of the program requirements online, or through transfer credit awarded via prior learning assessment. If you have any questions about these requirements, please speak with an admissions advisor.
Learn more about grants and Kaplan University Scholarships and that may help reduce the cost of your education.
Kaplan University tuition reductions (including active-duty, spouse, and veterans military tuition rates; scholarships; grants; vouchers; and alumni and alliance reductions) cannot be combined.
Kaplan University has significantly reduced many of our tuition rates and fees for active-duty servicemembers, their spouses, and veterans. Click here for more information.
* Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
† Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to take or to successfully pass the exams.
‡ This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.