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Web Development and Administration

The Web Development and Administration associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degree teaches students to utilize current and emerging web development tools. The degree prepares technicians who are knowledgeable in computer and network support and can create and manage an organization’s web presence. The degree is unique in that it has a significant focus on the organization and management aspects of websites and web page creation and design. Students can complete the degree in two years. Graduates work developing a new web presence or manage and administer previously designed sites.

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What is Web Development and Administration?

Web Development is creating, designing, and editing new or existing web sites.  Web Developers are usually responsible for making web pages visually appealing, functional, and interactive.  After a site is successfully created, administration involves setting up a web server, installing and maintaining server-side software to house the site, and allow for retrieval, monitoring, and testing of the site pages.

Why Study Web Development at Montana Tech?

Graduates of the web development and administration associate of science degree will use their skills to: 

  • Build functional websites 
  • Write, design, or edit existing webpage content 
  • Identify and correct problems from testing or via user feedback 
  • Create visually appealing, web compatible, marketing media for web pages 
  • Create Interactive Web pages utilizing client-side and server-side scripting languages 
  • Install and maintain server-side software for web page administration  

Classes are a combination of online and on campus courses. Start in Fall or Spring. Credits from this program can be applied to the Computer Networks and Cybersecurity AAS or the Cybersecurity and Network Administration BS degrees.

The Web Development and Administration Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions such as: 

  • Graphic designer 
  • Web content manager 
  • Web designer 
  • Web developer 
  • Web server administrator

Is a Web Development and Administration Degree Worth It?

With the continual growth of ecommerce, web development and administration will continue to be in demand.  The Web Development and Administration AAS degree gives you a strong foundation in building, publishing, and maintaining web sites for a variety of industries. See our career outcomes and placement information for our graduates.

Career outlook with a Web Development and Administration degree

Web Development is crucial in today’s economy and everyday life. Websites are used for business, industry, research, health care, entertainment, education, and more! A career in web development and administration allows you to combine technical skills with creativity and have the ability to work for a variety of different industries or choose to be self-employed.

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How much do graduates make with a web development and administration degree?

Web development is a fast-growing field, typically requiring an associate's degree. The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates an 8% growth in this occupation through 2029, higher than average. The median annual pay is $73,760 per year.

Explore Classes for the Web Development and Administration Degree

Starting in fall semester of your first year at Montana Tech, you’ll take web design and server administration courses, such as Web Site Development, Network Operating Systems - Desktop, and Exploring Digital Photography.

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