Web and Digital Media Design

63-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code 10-201-3

Blend the creative and analytical sides of web design to develop engaging and intuitive web applications. Learn techniques for page layout, managing projects, working with content management systems and adapting content for delivery on multiple devices.

How Long It Will Take

Depending on course load, full-time students could complete this program in two years.

Start Date

You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester; however, some core courses may only be offered in the fall semester.

How This Program Is Offered

This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting. 

What Makes This Program Unique

  • Earn two degrees in three years by combining Graphic Design with Web and Digital Media Design. Learn more about this dual degree option.
  • Gain hands-on learning in real-world settings through optional technical internship experiences.
  • Participation in the Web Design Club provides opportunities for learning new web design techniques, networking opportunities and discovering best practices.
  • All graduating students are required to participate in the Graphics Portfolio Review.

Courses You'll Take

For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.

This program includes general-education courses as well as introductory and advanced technology core courses. You may also have the opportunity to obtain credit for prior learning.

WCTC Dual Degrees

How To Apply

Still have questions? Visit the Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions | 262.691.5200.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2019 Start

  • Submit application by August 5, 2019
  • Complete checklist items by August 12, 2019

Spring 2019 Start

  • Submit application by January 3, 2019
  • Complete checklist items by January 10, 2019

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Financial Aid Eligibility

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

Cost

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive.

Learn more about tuition and fees.

Career Salaries

$40,000 – $66,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

Potential Careers

If you’re creative and analytical, and you have an interest in producing visual art and communications for the ever-expanding world of digital media, a career in web and digital media may be right for you. This field allows you to develop communications that combine creativity and functionality.

  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Online Development Specialist
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Interactive Developer

Transfer Options

Whether you're a high school student interested in earning college credits or a college student interested in transferring to a four-year university after graduation, our dual-enrollment and transfer-credit agreements will help you take the next step in your education and career.

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.

Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

College Program Name Credit Awards
Carroll UniversityBS Graphic Communicationup to 64
Carroll UniversityBS Computer Scienceup to 64
Marquette UniversityBA Communications56-58
UW-StoutBS Management (100% online)up to 60
College Program Name Credit Awards
Colorado State University-Global CampusAny Bachelors Degreeup to 64, 10% tuition discount
Concordia UniversityAny BachelorsUp to 84
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeCredits vary, check with Lakeland
Mount Mary UniversityBachelor DegreeJunior Standing
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Arts or Sciencesup to 80, and 35%+ tuition discount for WCTC grads
Purdue University GlobalAny Bachelorscredits vary, 20% tuition discount
Upper Iowa UniversityBachelor of Scienceup to 78
UW-OshkoshBS Leadership and Organizational Studiesup to 62
UW-StoutBS Career, Technical Education & Training (100% online)up to 60
UWM - WaukeshaBachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)60-Junior Standing
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeBachelor of Science in Business Management & Leadership50-70

Transfer Tips

  • Contact the school to which you'd like to transfer to make sure you understand its transfer policy.
  • Talk to your WCTC program advisor about your intent to transfer so he/she can help you plan.
  • If you're transferring within the University of Wisconsin (UW) System, contact your desired institution about its transfer policy and visit the UW System's transfer resource page.

 

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Program Instructors

Andrew Risser, BS | 262.695.3442
Tyler Kowalchuk, BS | 262.691.5130