Develop your expertise in designing for digital interfaces in ways that engage participants through dynamic interactive experiences. Through coursework in the Web Design Certificate Program at Otis Extension you will learn industry-standard tools and workflows and apply visual communication strategies to broad applications within the fields of user interface and web design. 

After completing the program, you will be prepared to begin a career or enhance your skills in the field of web design. Learn from experienced professionals and artists, connect with a network of creatives, and receive career support, including career counseling, career assessment, internship advising, and employer networking opportunities. Ultimately, you will create a professional-quality portfolio demonstrating conceptual, design, and technical proficiency for entry-level positions in the web design industry.


What you will learn: 

  • Design fundamentals, including color theory, typography, and composition 
  • How to create digital designs using multiple assets and visual formats
  • Analysis and understanding of communication through media 
  • Industry-standard tools, including Sketch, Figma, Invision, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Foundational knowledge in coding and languages that enable dynamic websites
  • How to plan and design digital interfaces using human-centric UX methodology
  • Professional practices relevant to careers in digital imaging and illustration and portfolio development


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Program Costs

  • Approximate Course Cost: $480*
  • Total Number of Courses: 18
  • Estimated Total Tuition*: $8,645** 

*Cost after certificate tuition discount. Courses are individually priced. Tuition and course fees are paid at the time of enrollment in each course. Total tuition is not paid in advance or in a lump sum.

**Cost after certificate tuition discount. Upon submitting the certificate application and fee, students qualify for a 15% tuition discount per course at time of enrollment.


Eligibility and Requirements

Students must be 18 years of age to enroll. No portfolio or prior experience is required.  

Individuals interested in this certificate program can take up to two courses before committing to the program. Before beginning their third course, students are required to submit a Certificate Program Enrollment Application and a $185 application fee. 

Applicants will be notified of their enrollment status within one week of submitting their application. Click below to apply now! 


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