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IT-Web Software Developer
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.
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.
- View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.
- Attend an Advising, Application, Information & More (AAIM) 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.
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 EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.
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.
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 SchoolsDetailsStudents 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.DetailsPer 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.DetailsEntering 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.DetailsA 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.DetailsStudents 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.DetailsStudents 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.DetailsStudent 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.DetailsThe 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.DetailsCourses 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.DetailsStudents 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 SchoolsDetailsStudents 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.DetailsPer 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.DetailsStudents 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.DetailsA 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.DetailsFranklin 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.DetailsStudents 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.
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.
- 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.
After completing the IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison Area Technical College, you may find employment as:
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
- Web Software Engineer
- Web Architect
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
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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