School of Business and Applied Arts

Truax D3631
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

CALL: (608) 246-6003 ext. 8
FAX: (608) 243-4754

Web & Digital Media Design

Associate Degree in Applied Arts

Program number: 102013


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, as well as 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 with an emphasis on 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 gain real-world experience with a hands-on internship, and the opportunity to prepare and showcase your own portfolio of work.

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                                                                 

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

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


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

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 the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2018-2019 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.

First Semester

Second Semester

2 credits

3 credits

Third Semester

Fourth Semester



3 credits

Recommended Electives


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.

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

  • Web or Digital Designer
  • Web Production Artist
  • Content Manager
  • Information Architect
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • Digital Media Director
  • Graphic & Digital Designer
  • Social Media and Blog Content Creator