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Web Design Classes

Certificate in Web Design

  • Overview
  • Course Requirements
  • Certificate Requirements
  • How To Enroll

Web Page Design Certificate

The tremendous growth of the Internet has created an explosion of Web pages - both business and personal. With the race to take advantage of the limitless possibilities of the Web, there is a continuing demand for professionals skilled in designing, developing, and maintaining Web pages.

This Chancellor's Certificate program will provide you with the tools you need to create attractive and effective Web sites.

You'll learn to:

  • Create consistent page designs throughout your site using a Web design program's style sheets and templates.
  • Use your knowledge of HTML and CSS code to quickly tweak your page design, even if you're using a GUI program to create your site.
  • Optimize images so that they load quickly on your Web pages.
  • Create the effects that draw your users back to your site, such as animations, video, rollover buttons, and navigation menu bars.

If you want to register online, the Certificate Registration Code is X9000 for the Web Design Certificate.

Certificate Class Requirements

A minimum of 42 hours is required - 12 hours from HTML, 12 hours from Web Page Design, 6 hours from Web Graphics and Animation, and 12 hours from Electives.


HTML (minimum 12 hours required)


Web Page Design (minimum 12 hours required)


Web Graphics and Animation (minimum 6 hours required)


Electives (minimum 12 hours required)

Or any classes listed in the categories above (HTML, Web Page Design, or Web Graphics and Animation) that have not been applied to a category can be used as an elective.

Certificate Prerequisites

You should be proficient with the Windows environment and be able to find files, create folders, organize and manage files and folders, work with multiple windows, and share data between applications via the Clipboard.

Certificate Completion Requirements

All classes must be completed through the University of Missouri-St. Louis Computer Education & Training Center within 24 months of submitting the application. If you have completed one or more of these classes through the Computer Education & Training Center in the 24 months prior to completing your application, they may be applied to this certificate. Granting approval for these classes depends on verification of satisfactory completion of each class.

You are required to complete any course prerequisites listed for certificate classes. These classes will not count toward the hours required to complete the certificate. Be sure to check the course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

Please note that a class can only be applied to one specialized certificate.

How to Enroll

Complete the application form and return it with your $25 nonrefundable fee to the address indicated. This fee covers processing, recordkeeping, and certificate costs. After the application form and fee are processed, we will send you a confirmation letter and Notification of Completion form. Use this form to keep track of classes you're taking toward your certificate. When you complete your last class, return the Notification form. We will verify successful completion of all requirements and send you the Chancellor's Certificate in Web Page Design.

If you want to register online, the Certificate Registration Code is X9000 for the Web Design Certificate.

Note: You will receive CEUs for successful completion of each certificate class and will earn at least 4.2 CEUs when you complete this certificate. The hours you complete in these classes will also be applied toward the 96-hour Chancellor's Certificate on the Computer.