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Web Design Certificate


The new McMaster Web Design Certificate program is one of the only university-level web design certificate programs in Canada, and incorporates the principles and practices of web design with professional skills in demand by employers – communication, collaboration, project planning and execution.

Register for the next program preview webinar on Thursday, April 5 at 12:00 PM Eastern.

The program is offered entirely online which allows students flexibility and the opportunity to learn from peers and instructors from across the country. This program focuses on helping students develop a strong portfolio for career growth/job search. 

Who should take McMaster CCE's Web Design program?

  • Anyone interested in pursuing a career in web design 
  • Anyone with a background in graphic design, multimedia, communication, web analytics
  • Professionals in marketing, public relations, customer relations, business analysis and consumer research
  • Anyone seeking personal and/or professional development in the principles and practices of web design
  • Self-employed business people who want to plan, create and maintain a responsive website design

Program Format

  • All courses are delivered online through McMaster’s learning management system.

Why Choose McMaster CCE's Web Design Program?

  • Build a professional portfolio of projects.
  • Collaborate with peers in a cohort model of delivery.
  • Learn from qualified and experienced web designers.
  • University-level certificate program.

Enhance your knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Web design principles and theory;
  • Communication and writing principles for the web;
  • HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery;
  • Database/Data-driven websites such as PHP, SQL, XML;
  • Responsive web design;
  • Project planning and management;
  • New and emerging trends; and much more!

Certificate in Web Design Requirements

  • Successful completion of all 5 courses (15 units of academic credit).

Please contact CCE for consultation to help determine if this program is right for you. 

Learn more about our program. Watch a recording of our recent program preview: