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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Web Development Specialist CCC

Web Development Specialist  (6138)

This program is suspended and no longer accepting students effective Spring 2019

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
This college credit certificate prepares students to work in Internet and intranet environments. The student will learn how to install and configure web servers (Linux Apache and Microsoft IIS), write client and server-side scripts, design web pages, implement web site security, and manage intranet and web-based resources.

Course content includes computer programming concepts, web design languages, computer programming, Web page design, server-side and client side scripting and network security.

This certificate covers the core competencies for web development, but does not contain General Education requirements.

Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
Approximate program length: one year.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth, Loxahatchee Groves and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information
Professor Brent M. Ferns, Sr., Department Chair, , (561) 868-3225 (Lake Worth)            Professor John Hadley, Department Chair,, (561) 862-4437 (Boca Raton)

Employment Opportunities
This program prepares students for employment as Internet/intranet administrators, web site administrators, Internet/intranet developers, web site developers, webmasters, Internet support specialists, web page designers, web managers, or web architects.

Gainful Employment
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit

Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Internet Services Technology.

Career Center
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