IT-Front End Developer

Associate Degree

Area of Study: Information Technology

Program number: 1015210


This associate degree program meets the specific skill and knowledge requirements of Front End Developer positions. front end web developer is responsible for implementing visual elements and interactivity that users see in modern web applications. Front end developers use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, along with numerous JavaScript frameworks, to code interactive web applications. Training blends general educational development with required IT technical skills for developers in government, insurance, manufacturing, service, wholesale and retail sales, utilities, banking and accounting.

Program Details

Students in the IT-Front End developers program can attend full or part time.

The core classes unique to the IT-Front End Developer program are offered only during the day.

IT-Front End developer classes may be offered at this Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

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** note that if starting in Spring term, it may take 5 semesters to complete program.
Courses core to the IT-Front End Developer program will only be offered during the daytime for students accepted in the Spring term.


Some of the courses for this program may be available online.


To Apply

After Acceptance

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


Contact Enrollment Services at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


After completing the IT-Front End developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to: 

  • Write Front End web applications using modern technologies.
  • Write web applications using modern JavaScript.
  • Write Front End applications to access RESTful APIs to manipulate data.
  • Perform entry-level systems analysis and user-centered design to solve business problems.
  • Build websites using HTML and CSS.
  • Demonstrate work ethics and reliable behavior including, but not limited to, assuming responsibility for decisions and actions, utilizing time and stress management skills, and displaying initiative.
  • Work as a team member by demonstrating good communication and listening skills, cooperation, and providing a supportive environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the IT field and its job roles, with emphasis on IT security and accessibility.

Madison College IT-Front End developers are ready for a range of professional positions in the field including:

  • Front End Developer
  • CSS/HTML Developer
  • Web Software Developer
  • Front End Accessibility
  • Front End DevOps
  • Front End Engineer
  • Front End Architect

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