Web Development & Design
Associate Degree

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Why This Program

Dive into a high-demand career path in one of the best web development and design programs in Pennsylvania. At Northampton Community College’s Bethlehem campus, complete a two-year Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Web Development. You’ll graduate with the essential skills, experience, and portfolio content you need to land a high-earning web development role.


Learn HTML, XML, Javascript, graphics applications, and other tools for designing, editing, and publishing digital documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products. Alongside technical skills, study foundational ideas that will inform your professional work: web theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector graphic tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, and emerging web technologies.

Program Details

Semesters: 4

Credits: 69

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Locations: Bethlehem

Program Overview:

Become a proficient web designer and programmer through courses in web animation, server-side scripting, database systems, mobile development, and more. In the Advanced Web Technologies capstone, draw from your newfound skills, experiences, and Advanced Web Portfolio to develop a dynamic website that exhibits your creative and technical talents—perfect for sharing with potential employers!

Program Information

Advance your career potential with NCC’s web design courses. Learn from industry-expert faculty who draw from their real-world expertise to prepare you for your job search. Your hands-on projects, capstone coursework, and design portfolio will help you develop and display marketable technical skills using industry-standard software and tools.


At Northampton Community College, we’re committed to supporting you beyond the classroom: NCC’s career services will help you write resumes, prepare for interviews, find networking opportunities, and more!


Explore what makes NCC the top choice for your long-term success.

Pursue a web design degree in one of the most affordable programs in Pennsylvania. NCC’s low-cost tuition and fees ensure that your education is accessible and rewarding—with the web design associate degree, you’ll be equipped for the workforce as soon as you graduate!


Web development and design jobs typically earn higher starting salaries, meaning this program has a great return on investment. NCC can invest in you, too: our generous financial aid program includes the biggest community college scholarship fund in the state!

Future Career Paths

Advance your organization’s goals through websites and digital environments. You’ll blend creative inspiration with information technology (IT) skills to develop functional, interactive, aesthetically pleasing web spaces. After graduating from NCC with a degree in Web Development, you can work full-time in an IT department or firm related to computer systems design.

  • Web Application Developer
  • Web Programmer
  • Digital Interface Designer
  • Webmaster
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Internet Developer
  • UI/UX Designer

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