The training at CWI definitely helped prepare me for the workplace. All of the requirements for the job I now hold were covered in the Web Development program.
Jeremy Reukauf, Web Development Graduate
Our goal is to see students graduate with strong technical skills that will give them confidence to succeed in any business environment.
Jenny Wokersien, Program Head

Applications now being accepted through March 13!

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“Web development” is a broad term used to define the work involved in developing a website for the Internet or a corporate intranet. There is a wide range of possibilities available to you by pursuing a career in web development, which is why this program offers an introduction to a variety of areas located within the discipline. Web development can encompass web design, web content development, or e-commerce development as well as client-liaison, web-server, and network security configuration. Web development also commonly refers to writing markup and coding. To address this diverse profession, we help students acquire an understanding of programming principles and languages so that they can become proficient in XHTML and related technologies.


The College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides a Web Development program that will ready you with advanced, market-relevant skills that employers recognize and respect as well as opportunities to connect with a global community of industry professionals.

Why This Program

The Web drives the world. This program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to become a competent web developer. You will learn web design and development essentials, database design fundamentals, and will be introduced to several programming languages. Upon graduation you will be able to develop robust, database-driven web applications.

What You Will Learn to Do

  • Learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Create presentation quality animations using photographs, icons, and graphics suitable for web deployment utilizing popular software tools
  • Design and implement websites and web pages
  • Learn relational database design and data modeling from a conceptual and practical viewpoint
  • Explore dynamic websites focusing on e-commerce and server side scripting languages
  • Learn design and development skills that prepare you for workforce entry


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Gainful Employment

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at

Requirements and Costs

Degrees and Certificates

Associate of Applied Science in Web Development



Delivery Formats:

Advanced Technical Certificate in Web Development



Delivery Formats:

Program Specific Dates

Monday, January 12, 2015 Program Applications Open

Program applications are accepted January 12 through March 13, 2015. The new application will be available by January 12.

Sunday, June 1, 2014 Notification of Placement

Notification of Placement is June 1, 2014.

Monday, June 16, 2014 Letter of Intent Due

Beginning Monday, June 23 accepted IT students will be registered for Fall 2014 classes. Registration confirmation will be sent to mycwi email accounts.

Important Dates for Credit Programs

  Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Registration Open April 14 November 10 April 13
Financial Aid Priority Date July 14 December 1 May 11
Admission Deadline August 8 December 22 May 15
Tuition and Fees Due August 22 January 9 May 29
Last Day to Register August 22 January 9 May 29
Classes Begin August 25 January 12 June 1*
*Some classes begin before this date. See class schedule for more information.

Skills, Traits, and Prep Classes

  • CISA requirements
  • Keyboarding
  • General computer skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Basic understanding of how computers work is helpful
  • Good communication and writing skills are helpful
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems is helpful


Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI One Stop Student Services offers advising assistance, to help in deciding which courses you need to take to complete your educational goals. Visit Advising for more information or contact One Stop Student Services to schedule an appointment.

Admission into the Web Development program requires a separate application process and is competitive.

Register Early!

Financial Aid Available

Did you know that as a student in this program you may be eligible for financial aid? Through grants, scholarships, and loans, more than 60 percent of first-time, full-time CWI students receive some form of financial assistance. To learn more about financial aid options and whether you may be eligible, visit Financial Aid.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for a full-time CWI student averages half the cost of a state university and a third of the cost of a private college. Tuition and fees vary based on program and residence. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Career Info


  • Web Developers
  • Multimedia Artists and Animators
  • Graphic Designers


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