Penn Foster Career School

Career Diploma: Web Page Designer

Penn Foster Career School's Web Page Designer Career Diploma Program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to web-publishing and computer graphics. Read more about Penn Foster's Web Page Designer Career Diploma here.

Official Program Name:

Web Page Designer

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

Program Level:

Career Diploma

Program Description:

Penn Foster Career School's Web Page Designer Career Diploma Program gives enrolled students the opportunity to learn all the basics of web design in nine modules. The curriculum includes fundamentals of design, HTML, and the Internet. Computer graphics instruction covers manipulation of artwork and photographs, animation, and multimedia. Security issues such as firewalls, encryption and those related to e-commerce are also addressed in the final instructional module, as is an introduction to basic programming languages.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School

Penn Foster supplies all of the materials students need to complete the program, including books, lessons, equipment, and learning aids.

Learning Format:


Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition, 0% APR financing, and affordable monthly payments to be completed upon graduation.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Web Page Designer Career Diploma:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Instruction Set 1
    • Learning Strategies
    • Technology and Society
  • Instruction Set 2
    • Internet Basics
    • Practical Exercise: Using the Internet
  • Instruction Set 3
    • Managing and Supporting Windows(R)
    • Advanced Windows(R)
    • Practical Exercise: Troubleshooting Windows(R)
  • Instruction Set 4
    • Essential Web Publishing Skills
    • Elements of Design
    • Computer Graphics
    • Practical Exercise: Designing Electronic Documents
  • Instruction Set 5
    • HTML Fundamentals
    • Introduction to Web Page Design Software
    • Practical Exercise: Web Page Fundamentals
  • Instruction Set 6
    • Using Dreamweaver(R), Part 1
  • Instruction Set 7
    • Using Dreamweaver(R), Part 2
    • Graded Projects
  • Instruction Set 8
    • Internet Security
    • E-Commerce
    • Introduction to Internet Programming
    • Uploading Web Pages
    • Graded Project
  • Instruction Set 9
    • Final Project

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete the Penn Foster Web Design Career Diploma Program may wish to further their education by pursuing a degree in web design or development. Earning a degree may present further opportunities for career advancement.

Degree possibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Associate of Science in Web Design
  • Associate of Science in Web Development
  • Associate of Arts in Graphic Arts
  • Bachelor of Web Design and Multimedia
  • Bachelor in Web Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Arts

Career Paths:

Web designers and developers have numerous career options open to them, ranging from building actual sites to branding, marketing, and advertising. Web designers are often freelance and/or self-employed, or may choose the relative stability of a full-time position in a hospital, or corporate, or governmental office.

Entry-level positions that graduates might pursue include:

  • Junior web designer
  • Web designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Instructional designer

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