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Web & Digital Media Design
Program Number: 102013
Your Degree:
Associate Degree
Area of Study:
Arts, Design and Humanities
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
68 Credits | Finish degree in 2 years
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$9,754.60 Tuition
$1,011.66 Materials/Supplemental Costs
$350.00 Other Costs
  • Program Overview

    In this Web & Digital Media Design program, you will acquire the design and production skills needed to work in the growing field of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design. The web & Digital Media Design program will prepare you to create responsive web pages and content for many other types of applications, interactive projects, and devices.

    HTML, CSS, JavaScript, web animation, motion graphics, content management systems, and project management are just a few of the skills you will gain in order to produce a variety of cutting-edge interactive projects. The Web & Digital Media Design also includes courses emphasizing composition, color, typography, interface design, and user experience. This will provide you with the front-end design skills needed to give interactive projects the creative advantage. You will have the opportunity to work with real clients and prepare a portfolio of work.

    Once admitted to the Web & Digital Media Design program, you may choose to earn an additional associate degree in Visual Communications or Graphic Design with only two more semesters of study. Attend an Advising, Application, Information & More (AAIM) Session to learn how.

    Program Details   

    Students in the Web & Digital Media Design program can attend full or part-time.

    Web & Digital Media Design classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax                                                                 


    Madison College associate degree graduates are ready for a range of professional positions in the field of Web & Digital Media Design including:

    • Front End Web Developer
    • Web Designer
    • Graphic Designer
    • Digital Marketing Specialist
    • Visual Designer
    • UX Designer
    • Interaction Designer
    • Information Architect
    • Web Assistant
  • 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
    2 credits
    1 credit
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    Second Semester
    2 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    Third Semester
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    2 credits
    3 credits
    Fourth Semester
    2 credits
    2 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    Recommended Electives
    2 credits
    2 credits
    2 credits
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    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.

    Application Dates

    Fall 2023

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2023

    Spring 2024

    • Application opens on February 1, 2023
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Students must submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
    • GED/HSED transcript
    • College transcript(s) showing:
      • At least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or
      • Completion of an associate degree or higher

    All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.

    Additional Notes

    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.

    • Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.

    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 EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

  • Transfer Opportunities

    Wisconsin Private Schools

    Students who complete the Web and Digital Media Design degree at Madison College will be guaranteed admission to Edgewood College when students transfer directly from Madison College to Edgewood College within 5 years of completing the Associate Degree. Completion of the Web and Digital Media Design degree from Madison College guarantees graduates at least 55 transfer credits.
  • Career Outcomes

    After completing the Web & Digital Media Design program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

    • Apply the principles of design to develop strategic marketing and communication products and services.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of design software, tools and technology.
    • Implement creative solutions from concept through completion using a formal process.
    • Apply effective legal and ethical business practices and project management skills.
    • Communicate artwork rationale in formal and informal settings.
    • Graduate Summary

      Graduate Report Summary Overview

      Number of Program Graduates2105
      Number of Surveys Sent2105
      Number of Surveys Returned143
      Percent of Surveys Returned50.00%40.00%60.00%
      Available for Employment143
      Percent Available for Employment100.00%100.00%100.00%
      Not in Labor Market000
      Percent Not in Labor Market0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Available for Employment

      Graduates Employed142
      Percent of Graduates Employed100.00%100.00%66.70%
      Employed in Related Occupation131
      Percent Employed in Related Occupation100.00%75.00%50.00%
      Employed in Unrelated Occupation011
      Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation0.00%25.00%50.00%
      Employed - No Response000
      Percent Employed - No Response0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Seeking Employment001
      Percent Seeking Employment0.00%0.00%33.30%
      Reaction To Training at Madison College

      Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)344
      Number of Satisfaction Responses143
      Very Satisfied (4)043
      Percent Very Satisfied0.00%100.00%100.00%
      Satisfied (3)100
      Percent Satisfied100.00%0.00%0.00%
      Unsatisfied (2)000
      Percent Unsatisfied0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Very Unsatisfed (1)000
      Percent Very Unsatisfied0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

      Number of Primary Reason Responses143
      Preparation for Getting a Job121
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job100.00%50.00%33.30%
      Career Change010
      Percent Career Change0.00%25.00%0.00%
      Improvement of Existing Skills011
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills0.00%25.00%33.30%
      Preparation for Further Education001
      Percent Preparation for Further Education0.00%0.00%33.30%
      Personal Interest000
      Percent Personal Interest0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Percent Other0.00%0.00%0.00%
      When Employment was Obtained

      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses142
      Before Enrollment011
      Percent Before Enrollment0.00%25.00%50.00%
      While Attending the College010
      Percent While Attending the College0.00%25.00%0.00%
      After Training at the College121
      Percent After Training at the College100.00%50.00%50.00%
      Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

      Number of Employment Location Responses142
      In College District031
      Percent In College District0.00%75.00%50.00%
      In Wisconsin, Not in District100
      Percent of In Wisconsin100.00%0.00%0.00%
      Outside of Wisconsin011
      Percent Outside Wisconsin0.00%25.00%50.00%
      Employer Location Unknown000
      Percent Location Unknown0.00%0.00%0.00%
      Salary Trend
      Salary Trend201920202021
      Full Time Employment (Related Job)Full Time Salary Count021
      Average Monthly Wage$4,209$3,759
      Average Hourly Wage$24.47$21.85
      Average Work Hours per Week4047.544
      Part Time Employment (Related Job)Part Time Salary Count1
      Average Hourly Wage$13.00
      Average Work Hours per Week15
    • Graduate Employers

      Graduate Employers for academic year: 2021
      Employer(s)Job TitleCity*State**Positions
      BaunfireDesignerSan JoseCA

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      *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

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