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The IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison College meets the specific skills and knowledge requirements of technical and professional jobs within the information technology field for an entry-level web analyst/programmer. This technology-based program is designed to meet entry-level educational needs in most segments of the IT field, which utilizes a variety of computers. Training blends general educational development and required IT technical skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level web developer jobs in government, insurance, manufacturing, service, software development, wholesale and retail sales, utilities, banking and accounting.
Students in the Web Software Developer program can attend full or part time.
IT-Web Software Developer classes are offered at our Madison Truax campus.
** note that if starting in Spring term, it may take 5 semesters to complete program. Courses core to the IT-Web Software Developer program will only be offered during the daytime for students accepted in the Spring term.
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After completing the IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you may find employment as:
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
- Web Software Engineer
- Web Architect
ResourcesTechnology-based ProgramDesigned to meet entry-level educational needs in most segments of the IT field
Curriculum and Experience
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2023-2024 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 Semester10-107-1111 credit10-151-1021 credit10-152-1193 credits10-152-1203 credits10-156-1243 credits10-801-1953 credits10-809-1993 creditsSecond SemesterThird SemesterFourth SemesterRecommended Electives10-152-1033 credits10-152-1083 credits10-152-1213 credits10-152-1383 credits10-152-1583 credits10-152-1673 credits10-152-2004 credits
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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 open
- Application completion deadline is January 15, 2024
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- Application completion deadline is August 31, 2024
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
Official transcripts must be sent from the institutions you attended and indicate one of the following:
- High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
- GED/HSED transcript
- College transcript(s) showing:
- Completion of an associate degree or higher, or
- At least 30 credits completed with a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4-point scale
- The credits must be completed at a single college and cannot be combined with other transcripts
- Any transfer credit listed on a transcript does not count toward the 30-credit minimum
All high school and/or college transcripts are recommended to be submitted for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation.
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.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.
UW System SchoolsThe terms of the Leadership & Org Studies agreement are limited to students who complete an associates of applied science degree and are admitted to the Organizational Studies emphasis of the Leadership and Organizational Studies at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.Courses that have been completed with a "D" or better may be acceptable to meet program requirements unless UW Stout major requires a higher acceptable grade. The maximum number of transferable credits is 72. Students will be required to meet UW S general education and major requirements.This articulation agreement establishes a cooperative relationship between the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UW-W) and Madison College effective for students starting the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)- Computer Science-Applied Computing Emphasis, in or after the fall 2022 term. Students transferring under the guidelines of this articulation agreement must successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science-Information Technology degree program in one of the following areas: Cybersecurity Specialist, Web Software Developer, Cloud DevOps Specialist, Network Specialist, or Systems Administration Specialist
Wisconsin Private SchoolsA student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.Students who complete the Web Software Developer 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 Software Developer degree from Madison College guarantees graduates at least 43 transfer credits.Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University.Student who earn an Associate Degree from Madison College can transfer a minimum of 60 credits and a maximum of 72 credits to Lakeland College to be applied to the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree.Any Madison College student who has successfully completed an associate degree in applied science after 2015, and meets admission requirements for the Rader School of Business (RSOB) at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) can earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Technical Sales at MSOE by successfully completing the AAS to BBA Technical Sales Transfer Track in the Business Administration program. --- In particular, any Madison College student who successfully completes all technical courses and general education courses in their AAS program with a grade of C or better (not C-) in each course; successfully completes all other specified courses, as defined in this transfer agreement, with a grade of C or better (not C-) in each course; and meets the MSOE admission requirements for transfer students into the BBA Program at MSOE, minimum 2.75/4.0 cumulative GPA from the last regionally accredited school will be admitted into the AAS to BBA Technical Sales Transfer Track in the Bachelor of Business Administration program at MSOE.Students who complete the IT Web Software Developer program can transfer up to 65 credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Leadership offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.
Out-of-State SchoolsStudents who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.Students graduating with an associate degree from MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher are guaranteed admissions into CSU-Global and can transfer up to 64 semester credits from MATC to be applied toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree at CSU-Global.Franklin University will guarantee acceptance of all Madison College graduates with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate of Applied Science. Madison College graduates will have junior standing at Franklin University and may transfer additional credits (up to a maximum of 94) toward their baccalaureate degree.
After completing the IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:
- Write moderately complex web applications using current enterprise Java.
- Design and implement relational databases and process data using SQL.
- Perform entry-level analysis and design to build user-centric applications.
- Build responsive and accessible websites using HTML and CSS.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ever-changing IT field and its job roles with emphasis on IT security as it applies to development.
- Work as an ethical and reliable team member using software collaboration tools.
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2020 2021 2022 Number of Program Graduates 47 26 44 Number of Surveys Sent 47 26 40 Number of Surveys Returned 34 17 31 Percent of Surveys Returned Available for Employment 33 16 31 Percent Available for Employment 97.10% 94.10% 100.00% Not in Labor Market Percent Not in Labor Market 2.90% 5.90% 0.00% Available for Employment
2020 2021 2022 Graduates Employed 24 13 28 Percent of Graduates Employed 72.70% 81.30% 90.30% Employed in Related Occupation 16 12 24 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 66.70% 92.30% 85.70% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 8 1 4 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 33.30% 7.70% 14.30% Employed - No Response 0 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 9 3 3 Percent Seeking Employment 27.30% 18.80% 9.70% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.4 3.4 3.4 Number of Satisfaction Responses 34 17 31 Very Satisfied (4) 16 6 16 Percent Very Satisfied 47.10% 35.30% 51.60% Satisfied (3) 17 11 11 Percent Satisfied 50.00% 64.70% 35.50% Unsatisfied (2) 1 0 3 Percent Unsatisfied 2.90% 0.00% 9.70% Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 1 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 3.20% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2020 2021 2022 Number of Primary Reason Responses 34 17 31 Preparation for Getting a Job 14 7 12 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 41.20% 41.20% 38.70% Career Change 16 6 17 Percent Career Change 47.10% 35.30% 54.80% Improvement of Existing Skills 3 2 1 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 8.80% 11.80% 3.20% Preparation for Further Education 1 2 1 Percent Preparation for Further Education 2.90% 11.80% 3.20% Personal Interest 0 0 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2020 2021 2022 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 23 13 28 Before Enrollment 5 1 3 Percent Before Enrollment 21.70% 7.70% 10.70% While Attending the College 14 4 10 Percent While Attending the College 60.90% 30.80% 35.70% After Training at the College 4 8 15 Percent After Training at the College 17.40% 61.50% 53.60% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2020 2021 2022 Number of Employment Location Responses 22 10 26 In College District 22 9 25 Percent In College District 100.00% 90.00% 96.20% In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 1 1 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 10.00% 3.80% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2020 2021 2022 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 13 10 21 Average Monthly Wage $5,121 $5,498 $6,041 Average Hourly Wage $29.77 $31.97 $35.12 Average Work Hours per Week 45 43.2 41.7 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1 1 1 Average Hourly Wage $22.50 $15.50 $25.00 Average Work Hours per Week 25 20 20
Graduate Employers for academic year: 2022 Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions Automation Components Inc Software Developer Middleton Blizzard Lighting Application Developer Waukesha Century Insurance Software Developer Middleton CUNA Mutual Group Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Cypress.io Success Engineer Left Blank Dept of Revenue IS Service Professional Didion Business Application Analyst Cambria Full Compass Systems Web Developer Verona Image Mover Workflow Engineer Johnson Health Tech North America Front End Developer I Cottage Grove Madison Metropolitan School District Programmer Nordic BI Developer RenewAire Full Stack Developer Waunakee Revature LLC Software Development Engineer Renton VA Sentry Insurance Software Developer Middleton Singlewire Software Engineer 2 TDS Software Engineer I TDS Software Engineer Widen Entreprises Associate Software Engineer Zendesk Software Engineer
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