Mobile and Desktop Web Developer

Expand your career possibilities by learning Web Development in this online program. Build dynamic websites, and play a key role in increasing client-interaction for any company or business. Create your own websites and work with clients, or improve existing websites to increase their functionality and make them more complex or user-friendly.

Overview

Knowing both desktop and mobile development technologies will increase your job possibilities exponentially, especially with the increasing use of Smartphones and mobile devices.

Learn the latest in-demand technologies for developing websites for both mobile and desktop devices, and gain versatility as a professional web developer.

Objectives

In this program, develop the following competencies in web development:

  • Master basic HTML, the core technology behind almost all websites
  • Learn CSS for designing pages
  • Discover how to make your pages more dynamic with JavaScript
  • Practice the fundamentals of PHP and SQL to create database-driven websites
  • Study XML and Ajax to create websites that send and retrieve data efficiently
  • Explore HTML5, the newest version of HTML
  • Learn to write high-performing jQuery applications
  • Develop and understanding of jQuery Mobile's capabilities, supported devices, and support for accessibility
  • Learn to develop websites for both mobile and desktop devices

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Details

The Mobile and Desktop Web Developer program teaches you to build dynamic database-driven websites for desktop and mobile devices using the most current technologies. You will gain intensive web development knowledge to enter an exciting and rewarding career in a growing technical field.

You will master basic HTML (the core technology behind traditional websites), learn CSS for designing pages, and discover how to make your pages more dynamic with JavaScript. In addition, you will learn the fundamentals of PHP, SQL, XML, Ajax, HTML5, putting you on the cutting edge of web development. You will then explore mobile-specific components of web development such as jQuery and mobile web design.

This program includes a project where you will build a website from the ground up, and a final exam will test your knowledge about the technologies you learned. Once you successfully complete this program, you will be prepared to enter a job market where Web Developers are in high demand and earn rewarding salaries.

Upon registering, you will receive an initial twelve (12) months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond twelve (12) months, an extension of six (6) months is available at a fee of $375.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment. Upon registering, you will receive an initial twelve (12) months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond twelve (12) months, an extension of six (6) months is available at a fee of $325.

3. Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

4. Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

5. What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

6. Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

7. Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

9. Can I use a Mac?

Yes

10. How can I get more information about the program?

Registration Information Request

11. When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

12. How do you do the applied labs if you don’t have equipment?

The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A link to schedule the lab is included with the course for each lab that can be done online.




Web Developers - Employment & Education

Employment of web developers is projected to grow as ecommerce continues to expand. Online purchasing is expected to grow faster than the overall retail industry. As retail firms expand their online offerings, demand for web developers will increase. In addition, an increase in the use of mobile devices to search the web will lead to an increase in employment of web developers.

Job Stats
Job Outlook: 27% (Much faster than average)
Number of jobs, 2014: 148,500
Median pay (May 2016): $66,130 per year
Source: July 20, 2017
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