Web Design Program

Career/Program Overview

Web Design A.S. Degree Program provides the first two years of experience for transfer to any higher education institution for careers in Web Design. There are many opportunities in Web Design careers such as designing the look-and-feel of web sites, developing web sites, creating web content for mobile devices, conducting usability and accessibility studies of web sites, and creating content for delivery over the web.


Coursework can include: Art History Survey I, Art History Survey II, Computer as Creative Media, 2D Design, Graphic Design I, Digital Art I, Photography I, Typography, Web Design I, Web Design II, Digital Art II, Motion Graphics I, Programming for the Internet, JavaScript, Mobile Application Development.

Program/Degree Options

Web Design, Associate in Science Degree

Program Start Date(s)

Programs can be started when courses start at the beginning of any semester. Some courses may be offered only once a year. Check the RCTC catalog for course availability by semester. Consult your academic advisor for your program of study.

Career Opportunities/Information

Web designers analyze users’ needs to design, create, and change web sites. They combine text and graphics to create functional and compelling web sites for their clients. Most of a Web Designer’s day is spent researching needs, testing the usability, developing design solutions, updating web sites, or implementing web sites. They provide clients with a functional web site that communicates the messages the client intends. Web designers are currently in high demand as this career path includes designing for mobile devices.

Learn more about becoming a Web Designer http://bit.ly/RCTCWebDesign


Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

 An articulation agreement has been established between Rochester Community and Technical College and Minnesota State University, Moorhead and Metropolitan State University. As a result, students will be able to transfer the Web Design Program as a package. Students will enter the transfer program earning full credit for RCTC’s two-year degree program.

 For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: www.rctc.edu/academics/articulations/

Additional Information

Program Website: www.rctc.edu/program/web-design/
Program Plan: www.rctc.edu/academics/programs/
More Information: www.rctc.edu/about/contact-information/

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information for programs that lead to certificates or diplomas and are financial aid eligible. The most current RCTC gainful employment information can be found at: www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs.