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Web Publishing

Undergraduate Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Web Publishing provides hands-on experience with layout, navigation, graphics, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Dreamweaver, coding, and multimedia as you learn to create compelling websites. You’ll explore readability, interactivity, accessibility, and usability while learning to use design elements that enhance website performance. Knowledge gained from this degree program is useful in almost any industry, as most organizations today need in-house web designers, developers, or managers.

This program covers the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW Foundations certification. After completing this certificate, you may consider pursuing your CIW JavaScript Specialist, CIW Web Foundations Associate, or CIW Web Design Specialist certification.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Describe the architecture, directory structures, document flow, and protocols of the World Wide Web.
  • Appraise the process for setting up a website, and establish criteria to evaluate and select an service provider to host the website and provide the services required.
  • Evaluate the impact of JavaScript, XHTML, DHTML, and FrontPage on IT Management and on the evolution of the Web.
  • Examine the use of cascading style sheets (CSS) to develop a portable format for standardizing the look and feel across multiple web pages and browsers.
  • Analyze the process for designing, developing, and deploying websites using JavaScript, XHTML, DHTML, and FrontPage; apply this knowledge to design, develop, and deploy a multi-page website.

Degree at a Glance

Admission Requirements

  • All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.

Need help?

Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or

Undergraduate Tuition Rates 

Per credit hour:

$285 | $250 with military grant*

View Tuition and Fees Details  

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master's-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

Paying for School

Because our university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), (the same as the Ohio State University, Univ. of Chicago, and U.S. Air Force Academy, to name a few), we can accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:

Ways to Save

University Book Grant

Books are provided online at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The university book grant is estimated to save full-time students $1,200 per year.*

Transfer Credits

Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.  

Employer Contributions

AMU has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.

*According to College Board Trends in College Pricing.