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Design and build websites with a Web Design and Development degree online

In today’s online world, the demand for skilled web designers and developers is extremely high. With the right online web design and development degree program from IU, you could join this fast-paced and exciting career field.

As part of your degree program, you’ll learn to conceptualize, code, and publish your own standards-based content for a variety of formats, while working with multiple languages used in interactive design.


Getting your online Web Design and Development degree could enable you to choose from a variety of careers, such as:

  • Web designer
  • Web developer
  • Mobile applications design
  • E-learning development
  • Information design
  • Human/computer interaction (HCI) technologies


IU's online Web Design and Development degree program teaches essential knowledge and skills, such as: 1

  • Website design
  • Graphic design
  • Web programming
  • Database administration
  • Digital imaging
  • Digital illustration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online and on-campus degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.

What to Expect: Getting Your Online Degree in Web Design and Development

If you’re looking to expand your career without overloading your life, an online degree program in Web Design and Development could be ideal for you. At Independence University (IU), your web design classes could fit conveniently into your schedule. You can study anytime and almost anywhere. With your Web Design and Development degree from IU, you’ll possess the knowledge and skills you need for possible career advancement.

Your new tablet and laptop

As you learn website design and website development, you’ll want to practice your new skills on reliable computer devices with appropriate software. That's why IU provides you with a new laptop to use during your degree program. This laptop will contain the software you need for your degree. After you graduate, you can keep the laptop.

Your dynamic online course of study

IU teaches courses in four-week modules, which allows you to start school sooner and focus on fewer courses at a time. Each week, you’ll be involved in assignments, assessments, and discussion boards. In addition, to help increase your knowledge, you will complete daily online checkpoints, such as reading an article about website development and responding to a question.

Throughout your online degree program, you’ll learn the skills you need to pursue a career in Web Design and Development, including how to:

  • Produce web applications, interactive presentations, mobile applications, and user interfaces for a variety of consumer electronics
  • Focus on both front-end and back-end development
  • Conceptualize, code, and publish your own standards-based content for a variety of formats
  • Work with multiple languages used in interactive design

Numerous rewarding classes will round out your career preparation, such as the following:

  • Vector Illustration
  • Image Editing
  • Page Layout Tools
  • Information Design
  • Digital Animation
  • Web Page Programming
  • Web Server Programming
  • Entrepreneurship

As an online student, you can look forward to one-on-one communication with your instructors and tutors. Everyone at IU wants you to succeed in the field of Web Design and Development.

Your prospects for a career in web design

As a graduate of IU’s Web Design and Development degree program, you’ll be prepped to seek entry-level and mid-level positions in web design, mobile application design, e-learning, information design, consumer electronics development, and human/computer interaction (HCI) technologies. In addition, your skills could enable you to become an entrepreneur.

Independence University is nonprofit, which means we answer first to our students and always put your needs first. With every course and tool, IU’s expert educators keep student success foremost in mind. We’re confident you’ll appreciate getting your degree online as you prepare yourself for career opportunities in your future.