Web Administration (Certificate)

This certificate will provide students with the skills to effectively develop and administer web server site installations. Students will develop advanced skills in both client side web software and server side software. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be well-versed in the skills necessary to pursue careers in web site administration. Students continuing into a two-year degree program are advised to consult the requirements for either the CIS, IMN or BUS Applied Science degree programs. Basic computer literacy is required for entry into the program.

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the requirements for this program.

Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Web Administration (WAC) will be able to:

  • Develop client and server side internet programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and associated terminology for the internet infrastructure.
  • Develop the necessary skills to conduct business on the internet.

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.


First Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
CIS 100 CIS Introductory Seminar 1
CIS 111 Computer Systems and Applications 3
CIS 107 Conducting Business on the Internet 3
CIS 113 Visual Basic Programming 3
CIS 120 Computer-Based Publishing 3
CIS 160 Career Seminar, Career Exploration (a) 2
TOTAL   15

Second Semester

Course No. Descriptive Title Credit Hours
ENG 101 Composition I 3
CIS 133 OR Advanced Visual Basic OR  
CIS 140 OR Healthcare Information Management  
CIS 150 Information Management Security  3
CIS 228 Website Administration 3
CIS 161 Career Seminar, Career Advancement (a) 2
Elective (b)   3
TOTAL   17

a. The cooperative education experience requires 10 hours per week of related work experience.

b. Students must select courses from: ART 110, ART 140, ART 145, ART 163, ART 256, ACC, BUS, CIS, MAT. Students are encouraged to register for CIS 114 to gain additional programming skills.