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Web Applications Programming

Quick Facts

Web applications programmers write code for web apps or websites; they also develop mobile applications.

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Our Program

Why choose Web Applications Programming?

  • Combine creative & technical skills in your work
  • Specialize as a:
    • Front-end developer who is responsible for how websites look or a
    • Back-end developer who is responsible for the overall technical construction of websites
  • Enjoy variety because you will write programs for different purposes
  • Learn how to design, code & implement dynamic websites as well as how to connect data stores & websites

What you will do at work

  • Meet with clients or managers to discuss needs & requirements for websites or web apps
  • Develop, design & write new web applications
  • Use programming languages, such as Java, to write code for websites & web apps
  • Work with content & multimedia professionals when developing websites or apps

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

  • In addition to your coursework, you will need to spend extensive time in the lab to get hands-on practice with web programming .
  • On the job, web programmers normally work alone. However, they interact with others when discussing assignments or when participating in large projects.
  • Being a lifelong learner will help you advance in your career because you will need to keep up-to-date on web programming languages and be able to apply new knowledge to your work.
  • 3 skills or work style traits that will help you succeed in this field:
    • Attention to detail
    • Creativity
    • Customer service skills

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Degrees & Certificates



Level 1

Level 2

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2022–2023 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Information Technology-Web Applications Programming 60 $3,840
CRT1 Web Applications Programming I 28 $1,792
CRT2 Web Applications Programming II 31 $1,984


  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!


Northeast Campus

Julie Hester
Department Chair

Call 817-515-6660


South Campus

Michael A. Jackson
Assistant Professor & Department Chair

Call 817-515-4578


Southeast Campus

James Chegwidden
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Call 817-515-3363


Trinity River Campus

Tyson McMillan, Ph.D.
Chair of Computer Science & Business

Call 817-515-1131


Updated February 21, 2023