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IT-Web Software Developer

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Program number: 101524

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.

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

  • Madison - Truax

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

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Admission

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. 

Questions?

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

Curriculum

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.

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Third Semester





 

Elective

3 credits


Fourth Semester




 

Elective

3 credits


Recommended Electives






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 or ASP.NET technology.
  • Write moderately complex web applications using current JavaScript and AJAX technology.
  • Design and implement relational databases and process data using SQL command set.
  • Perform entry-level systems analysis and design work to solve business problems using both traditional and object-oriented methodologies.
  • Build the client side of interactive websites using XHTML and XML.
  • 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 some emphasis on IT security as it applies to programming.
  • Develop moderately complex business applications using advanced language techniques and object-oriented principles, using Java or .NET.
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

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Program Graduates 14 32 45
    Number of Surveys Sent 14 32 43
    Number of Surveys Returned 9 22 30
    Percent of Surveys Returned 64.30% 68.80% 69.80%
    Available for Employment 9 21 27
    Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 95.50% 90.00%
    Not in Labor Market 0 1 3
    Percent Not in Labor Market 0.00% 4.50% 10.00%
    Available for Employment

    2015 2016 2017
    Graduates Employed 9 17 24
    Percent of Graduates Employed 100.00% 81.00% 88.90%
    Employed in Related Occupation 9 15 21
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 88.20% 87.50%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 2 3
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 11.80% 12.50%
    Employed - No Response 0 0 0
    Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Seeking Employment 0 4 3
    Percent Seeking Employment 0.00% 19.00% 11.10%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.4 3.5 3.6
    Number of Satisfaction Responses 9 22 30
    Very Satisfied 4 14 18
    Percent Very Satisfied 44.40% 63.60% 60.00%
    Satisfied 5 5 11
    Percent Satisfied 55.60% 22.70% 36.70%
    Unsatisfied 0 3 1
    Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 13.60% 3.30%
    Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Primary Reason Responses 9 22 30
    Preparation for Getting a Job 2 7 11
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 22.20% 31.80% 36.70%
    Career Change 6 11 14
    Percent Career Change 66.70% 50.00% 46.70%
    Improvement of Existing Skills 0 2 3
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.00% 9.10% 10.00%
    Preparation for Further Education 1 1 2
    Percent Preparation for Further Education 11.10% 4.50% 6.70%
    Personal Interest 0 1 0
    Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 4.50% 0.00%
    Other 0 0 0
    Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 9 17 24
    Before Enrollment 0 2 4
    Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 11.80% 16.70%
    While Attending the College 4 8 10
    Percent While Attending the College 44.40% 47.10% 41.70%
    After Training at the College 5 7 10
    Percent After Training at the College 55.60% 41.20% 41.70%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    2015 2016 2017
    Number of Employment Location Responses 9 17 24
    In College District 5 11 20
    Percent In College District 55.60% 64.70% 83.30%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District 3 4 3
    Percent of In Wisconsin 33.30% 23.50% 12.50%
    Outside of Wisconsin 1 1 1
    Percent Outside Wisconsin 11.10% 5.90% 4.20%
    Employer Location Unknown 0 1 0
    Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 5.90% 0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend 2015 2016 2017
    Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 7 15 21
    Average Monthly Wage $4,518 $3,925 $4,312
    Average Hourly Wage $26.27 $22.82 $25.07
    Average Work Hours per Week 40.7 40.8 40.4
    Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 2 1 1
    Average Hourly Wage $35.03 $9.25 $29.51
    Average Work Hours per Week 18 26 25
  • Graduate Employers
    Total Positions Open
    TechConnect Jobs* Madison Non-Madison
    Number of Full Time Positions Open 58 7
    Number of Part Time Positions Open 20 3
    Total Jobs 78 10
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2017
    Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions
    American Family Insurance Associate Application Developer
    City of Madison Application Developer 3
    Dane County Dept of Public Health Information Management Specialist
    Dealer Venom Developer Pittsburgh PA
    Dept of Commerce System Developer
    Dept of Corrections IS Systems Dev Services Professional
    Dept of Justice Senior Java Developer
    Emelar Consulting Group Developer
    Milio's Sandwiches IT Assistance
    Supreme Manufacturing Systems Administrator/Programmer Beaver Dam
    TDS Senior Analyst
    TDS Software Engineer 1
    Titan Public Safety Solutions Technical Services
    Trident Contract Managment Developer Fitchburg
    UW - Madison University Health Services Associate Systems Programmer
    UW Credit Union Internet Systems Administrator
    UW Systems Systems Programmer
    Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS) Front End Associate Developer Monona
    WTS Paradigm Cloud Ops Administrator Middleton

    * - TechConnect jobs are through the Wisconsin Technical College System.

    ** - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

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