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Cracking the Code to Your Future: Becoming a Web Developer

by Tim Brunicardi on September 9, 2018

If you've ever thought about creating your own website or an app, perhaps Hocking College’s web development program is for you. In only two years, you could graduate with an Associate of Applied Science in Website & Application Development degree.

What Kind of Jobs Will This Degree Qualify Me For?

Students who graduate with this degree will be qualified to fill the following entry-level positions:

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  • Web designer
  • Mobile app developer
  • Java developer
  • Software developer
  • Software engineer
  • Database manager
  • Data analyst

Can I Specialize in a Particular Area?

Students seeking a career in web development can choose to specialize in a particular field. Some examples include:

  • Backend web developer: These professionals are responsible for a website’s overall construction. They also create and maintain the site’s basic framework, establish procedures that allow new pages to be added, and meet with management to discuss any changes that will be made to the site.
  • Frontend web developer: These professionals are responsible for the look of a website. They also create the site’s layout, integrate graphics, applications, and other content. They also write web design programs in various languages such as HTML and JavaScript.
  • Webmaster: These professionals keep websites properly maintained and updated. They also ensure the website operates correctly, test for errors, and respond to user comments.

Will I Need Any Additional Training?

Technically, the educational requirements for web developers can vary. Many times the work setting web developers are in and the kind of work they do determines on the type of education and training they'll need. However, the majority of web developers need all of the following abilities:

  • A thorough understanding of HTML programming.
  • An understanding of program languages such as JavaScript or SQL.
  • Knowledge of multimedia publishing tools such as Flash.
  • Remaining up-to-date on new tools and programming languages.

What Will I Learn in Hocking College's Website & Application Development Program?

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Hocking College’s Website & Application Development program provides you with the skills and experience you'll need to pursue your passion for modern technology, which includes knowledge in:

  • HTML/CSS
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • How to construct, modify, implement, query, and maintain a database
  • How to analyze problems
  • How to implement the development cycle
  • How to use the proper uses of code
  • How to apply their knowledge of programming to specific projects
  • Entrepreneurial skills

Additional skills that students will learn in the program that'll help them in their job search includes:

  • How to seek out internships
  • How to improve their resumes
  • How to write an effective cover letter & resume
  • How to be ready for job interviews

For more information on Hocking College’s Website and Application Development or Cyber Security & Network Systems programs, contact Computer Science Program Manager, Tasha Penwell, by email at penwellt31810@hocking.edu or by phone at (740) 753-7181.

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