Web Design and Development fuses together the interaction design, development, and delivery of rich media content through the medium of the Internet to handheld mobile devices as well as desktop computers. The curriculum integrates these digital mediums to entertain, educate, and communicate ideas and information through meaningful user centered design. This program provides motivated and dedicated students the opportunity to work with professionally active faculty members committed to the future of digital disciplines.

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Web and App Development

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Interaction Design

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“As a single mom and returning student I was very intimidated to come back to school in a degree I knew very little about. I have learned more than ever thought possible with the help of exceptionally knowledgeable and talented professors who really cared about the subjects they were teaching, and about the students getting what they signed up for.”

— Danika Gunn

Student Projects

Our students are working and creating content and design.

Gail Halverson Website

Gail Halverson Website

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Beit Lehi Digital Publication

Beit Lehi Digital Publication

More jobs equal higher paying careers

Job Opportunities in Utah

In an article titled “America's fastest-growing tech cities aren't on the coasts” by Irina Ivanova from CBS News, Salt Lake City was listed at the 7th fastest growing with one year growth at 117% and the early career pay at $52,800 extending to the midcareer pay at 87,500.

The Wasatch intermountain region makes up the new Silicon Slopes, with companies like Adobe, Microsoft, Instructure, eBay and many more tech business moving to Utah. There are many opportunites to work in the tech sector.

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Compensation—Education Pays!

In a survey which included bootcamp graduates, self taught developers and traditional University graduates, showed that the beginning salary for any Junior Web Developers started at $35,000 and climbed to $175,000 after 18 years.

Traditional university graduates earned the most money out of this study group. University graduates earned from $88,817 to $120,620 compared to bootcamp graduates who earned from $50,302 to $70,543. They suggested that a good strategy to making money is to "enter the market with a fair salary, centered around $60k, taking advantage of minor advancements or raises, then make career/employer moves to increase your pay in larger leaps ... every couple years.

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