Web Development Training

Our Web Development Certificate gives you a foundation in the basic Web technologies of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, website hosting and development and graphics.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Web Developers

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2016 Employment




Percent Change


Projected Job Openings



  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Website architecture and development
  • Interactive graphics, including image optimization
  • Website marketing plan, budget and project tracking

Web Development Specialist Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Chrissy Risberg
Academic Chair

Dr. James Stewart
Dean of Technology

Program Summary

This certificate program is designed to introduce the student to the variety of skills necessary to design and create Web sites. In the initial courses, the student is introduced to HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets for formatting of Web sites, use of HTML editing and Web site development tools, and the concepts of Web site hosting and domain name registration. The student then progresses to more advanced design courses, covering the concepts of site design, marketing, site navigation, and use of Web graphics and animation.

These courses will apply toward the AS degree in Web Development (WEBSDM-AS).

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0511010307: Information Technology Administrator

Federal CIP Code

11.0103: Information Technology.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Web Developer
  • Web Production Designer
  • Graphic/Web Designer
  • Front-End Web Designer
  • Web Media Designer

(18 credits) Grade of "C" or better required

COP 1000 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
CGS 1831 Web Foundations/Essentials 3
CGS 2651 Social Media and Web Technologies 3
CGS 2823 Advanced Web Site Development 3
COP 2801 JavaScript 3
COP 2803 Client-Side JavaScript 3
Total Credits 18


Our Web Development Specialist Certificate is part of and transfers to our A.S. degree in Web Development. The A.S. degree prepares you for the Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) Javascript exam and transfers to SPC's Bachelor's degree in Technology Development and Management.

Short-term technology training

We also offer short-term technology training through SPC's Workforce Institute.

Web Development A.S. Degree