IT-Web Software Developer

Associate Degree

Program number: 101524

Credits: 63

Area of Study: Information Technology

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $8,599.50
Materials/Supplemental Costs
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$1,026.72
Other Costs
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$0.00
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Total Estimated Program Costs*:
Overview

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.

Program Details

Students in the Web Software Developer program can attend full or part time.

IT-Web Software Developer classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

** 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.

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

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Admission

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. 

Questions?

Contact Enrollment Services at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 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.

Transfer

Madison College has the following Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review the list and identify the right college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree. 

After you identify your best transfer options, review the steps to transfer, attend transfer events, and meet with your program advisor every semester to keep your transfer plans on track.

Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students 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.
Details
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.
Details
Entering students who have completed Madison College general education courses with a grade of "C-" or better may apply them toward satisfying Stritch Liberal Arts requirements.
Details
A 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.
Details
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.
Details
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.
Details
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.
Details
The 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.
Details
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.
Details
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.

Non-Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students 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.
Details
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.
Details
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.
Details
A 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.
Details
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.
Details
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.
Outcomes

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.
  • Write complex web applications using current JavaScript.
  • 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.
Careers

After completing the IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you may find employment as:

  • Web Developer

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:

  • Web Software Engineer
  • Web Architect

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  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Program Graduates 32 45 47
    Number of Surveys Sent 32 43 47
    Number of Surveys Returned 22 30 31
    Percent of Surveys Returned 68.80% 69.80% 66.00%
    Available for Employment 21 27 29
    Percent Available for Employment 95.50% 90.00% 93.50%
    Not in Labor Market 1 3 2
    Percent Not in Labor Market 4.50% 10.00% 6.50%
    Available for Employment

    2016 2017 2018
    Graduates Employed 17 24 27
    Percent of Graduates Employed 81.00% 88.90% 93.10%
    Employed in Related Occupation 15 21 25
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation 88.20% 87.50% 92.60%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 2 3 2
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 11.80% 12.50% 7.40%
    Employed - No Response 0 0 0
    Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Seeking Employment 4 3 2
    Percent Seeking Employment 19.00% 11.10% 6.90%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2016 2017 2018
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.5 3.6 3.5
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 22 30 31
    Very Satisfied 14 18 14
    Percent Very Satisfied 63.60% 60.00% 45.20%
    Satisfied 5 11 17
    Percent Satisfied 22.70% 36.70% 54.80%
    Unsatisfied 3 1 0
    Percent Unsatisfied 13.60% 3.30% 0.00%
    Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 22 30 31
    Preparation for Getting a Job 7 11 10
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 31.80% 36.70% 32.30%
    Career Change 11 14 18
    Percent Career Change 50.00% 46.70% 58.10%
    Improvement of Existing Skills 2 3 1
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 9.10% 10.00% 3.20%
    Preparation for Further Education 1 2 1
    Percent Preparation for Further Education 4.50% 6.70% 3.20%
    Personal Interest 1 0 0
    Percent Personal Interest 4.50% 0.00% 0.00%
    Other 0 0 1
    Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 3.20%
    When Employment was Obtained

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 17 24 25
    Before Enrollment 2 4 2
    Percent Before Enrollment 11.80% 16.70% 8.00%
    While Attending the College 8 10 11
    Percent While Attending the College 47.10% 41.70% 44.00%
    After Training at the College 7 10 12
    Percent After Training at the College 41.20% 41.70% 48.00%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2016 2017 2018
    Number of Employment Location Responses 17 24 27
    In College District 11 20 24
    Percent In College District 64.70% 83.30% 88.90%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 4 3 2
    Percent of In Wisconsin 23.50% 12.50% 7.40%
    Outside of Wisconsin 1 1 1
    Percent Outside Wisconsin 5.90% 4.20% 3.70%
    Employer Location Unknown 1 0 0
    Percent Location Unknown 5.90% 0.00% 0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2016 2017 2018
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 14 18 23
    Average Monthly Wage $3,966 $4,608 $4,294
    Average Hourly Wage $23.06 $26.79 $24.97
    Average Work Hours per Week 40.9 39.7 41
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1
    Average Hourly Wage $29.51
    Average Work Hours per Week 25
  • Graduate Employers
    Total Positions Open for academic year: 2018
    Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison
    Number of Full Time Positions Open 73 6
    Number of Part Time Positions Open 29 6
    Total Jobs 102 12
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2018
    Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions
    5NINES Web Developer
    American Family Insurance Associate Application Developer
    American Family Insurance Database Administrator
    Amtelco Software Engineer McFarland
    City of Madison Web Developer Trainee
    Five Rivers Services LLC Computer Programmer II Middleton
    Healthfinch Software Engineer
    Hy Cite Enterprises Application Developer Fitchburg
    Kroger Grocery Warehouse Front End Engineer
    Madison Area Technical College Systems Analyst
    Payment Service Network Software Developer
    Simple Network Consulting Systems Technician Monona
    State Bar of Wisconsin Front End Web Designer
    Stealthbits Inc Software Developer
    Suttle Straus Application Developer Waunakee
    TDS Senior Analyst
    TDS Software Engineer
    TDS Software Engineer I
    Trident Contract Management Salesforce Developer Fitchburg
    US Geological Survey Programmer 1 Middleton
    UW - Madison Developer-Full Stack
    UW Systems Associate Programmer
    Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS) Software Developer Monona

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    *** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

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