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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 in 2 years (full-time attendance)
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$9,588.00 Tuition
$1,151.80 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 2021-2022 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
    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.

    Spring 2022 Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2022

    Fall 2022 Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2022

    Spring 2023 Application Dates

    • Application available on February 1, 2022
    • Application completion deadline is January 15, 2023

    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
    Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
    • GED/HSED score report
    • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

    3. Residency Requirement
    Based on historical trends at Madison College a waitlist is not expected to form for these programs. Therefore all applicants, regardless of residency status, are eligible for application review.
    Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

    Additional Notes

    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.

  • 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

      2019 2020
      Number of Program Graduates 2 10
      Number of Surveys Sent 2 10
      Number of Surveys Returned 1 4
      Percent of Surveys Returned
      Available for Employment 1 4
      Percent Available for Employment 100.0% 100.0%
      Not in Labor Market 0 0
      Percent Not in Labor Market 0.0% 0.0%
      Available for Employment

      2019 2020
      Graduates Employed 1 4
      Percent of Graduates Employed 100.0% 100.0%
      Employed in Related Occupation 1 3
      Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.0% 75.0%
      Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 1
      Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.0% 25.0%
      Employed - No Response 0 0
      Percent Employed - No Response 0.0% 0.0%
      Seeking Employment 0 0
      Percent Seeking Employment 0.0% 0.0%
      Reaction To Training at Madison College

      2019 2020
      Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3 4
      Number of Satisfaction Responses 1 4
      Very Satisfied (4) 0 4
      Percent Very Satisfied 0.0% 100.0%
      Satisfied (3) 1 0
      Percent Satisfied 100.0% 0.0%
      Unsatisfied (2) 0 0
      Percent Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0%
      Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0
      Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0%
      Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

      2019 2020
      Number of Primary Reason Responses 1 4
      Preparation for Getting a Job 1 2
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 100.0% 50.0%
      Career Change 0 1
      Percent Career Change 0.0% 25.0%
      Improvement of Existing Skills 0 1
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.0% 25.0%
      Preparation for Further Education 0 0
      Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.0% 0.0%
      Personal Interest 0 0
      Percent Personal Interest 0.0% 0.0%
      Other 0 0
      Percent Other 0.0% 0.0%
      When Employment was Obtained

      2019 2020
      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 1 4
      Before Enrollment 0 1
      Percent Before Enrollment 0.0% 25.0%
      While Attending the College 0 1
      Percent While Attending the College 0.0% 25.0%
      After Training at the College 1 2
      Percent After Training at the College 100.0% 50.0%
      Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

      2019 2020
      Number of Employment Location Responses 1 4
      In College District 0 3
      Percent In College District 0.0% 75.0%
      In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 0
      Percent of In Wisconsin 100.0% 0.0%
      Outside of Wisconsin 0 1
      Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.0% 25.0%
      Employer Location Unknown 0 0
      Percent Location Unknown 0.0% 0.0%
      Salary Trend
      Salary Trend 2019 2020
      Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 0 2
      Average Monthly Wage $4,209
      Average Hourly Wage $24.47
      Average Work Hours per Week 40.0 47.5
      Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1
      Average Hourly Wage $13.00
      Average Work Hours per Week 15.0
    • Graduate Employers

      Graduate Employers for academic year: 2020
      Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
      LaFleur Marketing Assistant Designer Grand Rapids MI
      Madison College Associate Graphic Designer
      Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sun Prairie

      * - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

      ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

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

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