IT-Web & Software Developer | Western Technical College

IT-Web & Software Developer

Associate Degree

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Western's IT-Web & Software program offers an exciting, challenging, and hands-on curriculum to prepare you for employment in the field of Information Technology as entry-level programmers. A diverse set of technology-focused classes are designed to introduce you to:

* Designing and querying databases
* Programming and problem solving via object-oriented programming
* Designing and building web and mobile applications
* Acquiring foundational IT skills with an introduction to computing and Information Technology
* Acquiring core IT infrastructure skills with an introduction to networking and server administration

Coming prepared with basic skills in computing, math & logic, and a determination to solve problems will set you up for success. You should also be prepared to use and enhance existing soft skills through active listening, organization, teamwork, and engaging with local employers in a professional manner via internships.

IT-Web & Software graduates will earn an associate degree, employment opportunities, and the chance for further study. You could continue your education by transferring to universities to seek degrees in Information Technology and Computer Science for increased earning potential.

Program instructors accept website work from the public that fits with the topic they are covering in class. To apply for this service, complete the Website Project Intake Form

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

IT-Web & Software Developer

This program will cost about $10,177* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, view the Tuition page or Cost of Attendance document.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

IT-Web & Software Developer 2020-2021 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding6
Employed in Related Occupation5
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education0
Not in Labor Market0

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Average Hours Per Week41
Median Hourly Wage$25.43
Hourly Wage Range$20.00-$27.00
Median Annual Salary$52,900

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Barista, IT Helpdesk, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Web Developer 1

Career Opportunities

Application Developer
Application Tester
Computer Programmer/Analyst
Database Administrator
Information Systems Analyst

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Design web and software applications
  • Apply data persistence technologies
  • Develop software applications
  • Develop web applications
  • Develop documentation
  • Use infrastructures
  • Analyze new technologies

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Software and Technology

This program requires specific software and technology to complete classwork. Click here to see the list of items you will need for your courses.

If you do not have access to the items listed for your program, or if the items you have do not meet the requirements, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.

Internet access is required to access student accounts from off campus. The Learning Commons can provide information on free, off-campus Wi-Fi spots. Contact them at or call 608-785-9198.

For additional specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.

Transfer Agreements

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Viterbo University

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