Degree in graphic design or visual communications? Ride it into the future. Learn UX, interface design, testing and more.
Madison College Campus
Web & Interactive Design
Program Number: 902011CERT
Your Degree:
Area of Study:
Arts, Design and Humanities
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
20 Credits | Finish in 1 year
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  • Program Overview

    The Web & Interactive Design Certificate is geared toward the student who has already earned an Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications from Madison College. Degrees in art/design or multimedia from another accredited college or university or comparable work experience will also be considered.

    Throughout the certificate, you will explore a full range of web design topics and skills from planning and user experience all the way through interface design, development, implementation, and testing. 

    Highlights include: 

    • HTML/CSS
    • WordPress
    • UX - User Experience
    • UI - User Interface Design
    • JavaScript authoring and implementation
    • Project Management

    After completing this certificate, you may choose to work towards your associate degree in Web & Digital Media Design Associates Degree.

    Program Details

    Students in the Web & Interactive Design certificate program at MATC can attend full or part-time.

    Web & Interactive Design certificate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax


    When you combine Madison College's Web & Interactive Design certificate with your graphic design/visual communications degree or background, you are ready for a range of professional positions in the field of webpage design, including:

    • Computer Graphics
    • Interactive Design
    • Web Illustration
    • Web Page Design and Layout
    • Web Project Management
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2022-2023 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    Second Semester
    2 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

      Spring Application Dates

      • Application open
      • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2023

        Fall Application Dates

        • Application opens on February 1, 2023
        • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2023

        Additional Notes

        • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
        • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
        • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

        After Acceptance

        Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 

        Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

      Ready to get started?
      Your first step is to apply to Madison College. It's easy and free to apply, so get started today!
      Contact the School of Business and Applied Arts

      Madison Truax Campus
      Main Building, D3631

      1701 Wright Street
      Madison, Wisconsin 53704
      608.246.6003 (Ext. 8)


      Summer Service Hours

      • Monday – Wednesday: 9 am - 3 pm In-Person, 8 am - 4 pm Virtual
      • Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm Virtual Only
      • Friday: 8 am - 12 pm Virtual Only