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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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 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.

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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  • Estimated Program Cost
    # of Credits for Completion
    63
    Tuition
    $8599.50
    Materials/Supplemental Costs
    $1026.72
    Other Costs
    $0.00
    Total Estimated Program Costs:
    (book costs not included)
    $9626.22
  • 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

    * - Wisconsin TechConnectTM jobs are posted through a statewide consortium operated and funded by all 16 of the technical colleges in Wisconsin.

    ** - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

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

    **** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at techconnect@madisoncollege.edu