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Web Design Program

Important update about our Certificate in Web Design program

McMaster University Continuing Education is phasing out the current Certificate in Web Design program to new students as of Fall 2021. We are committed to assisting our current students in completing the current Certificate program. Web Design courses will continue to be offered up to and including the Winter 2023 term to allow you to complete the program. To complete and graduate from the program, you must complete your final course before or during the Winter 2023 term.

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Create a portfolio, enhance your skills, build your future

McMaster University Continuing Education’s Certificate in Web Design program is one of the only university-level web design certificate programs in Canada, and incorporates the principles and practices of web design with professional skills in demand by employers – communication, collaboration, project planning and execution.

  • Offered entirely online, giving you the flexibility and creating opportunities to learn from peers and instructors across the country
  • Focused on helping you develop a strong portfolio for career growth and job search
  • Earn a Certificate in Web Design

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McMaster Continuing Education Marketing Program Highlights

Program highlights Learn More

  • Build a professional portfolio of projects
  • Learn from qualified and experienced web designers
  • University-level certificate program
  • Open enrolment program
McMaster Continuing Education Marketing Learning Outcomes

What you'll learn Learn More

  • Web design principles and theory
  • Project planning and management
  • Responsive web design

Learn more about the Web Design program

  • Anyone interested in pursuing a career in web design
  • Anyone with a background in graphic design, multimedia, communication, web analytics
  • Professionals in marketing, public relations, customer relations, business analysis and consumer research
  • Anyone seeking personal and/or professional development in the principles and practices of web design
  • Self-employed business people who want to plan, create and maintain a responsive website design

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Core courses (complete all 5)

Please note: WEB 201, WEB 202, WEB 203 and WEB 204 are no longer being scheduled.  Final course running for this program will be Winter 2023 –  WEB 205.