• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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This Web Design certificate from The New School is  targeted on human-centered design for websites, mobile apps and emerging technologies. With the skills you learn from this certificate, you will be able to build and design websites, mobile apps and produce portfolio worthy projects. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the need for web developers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022. That’s much faster than the average rate among other professions. It is a good time to make a change.

Students planning to complete the certificate are advised to take the core courses first, choose their desired track, then complete that track's required courses in the order listed. 

Career prospects:

  • Web and Mobile Designer 
  • Print and Digital Designer
  • Front-End Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • User Experience Ux / Ui Designer
  • Creative, Visual Arts, Graphic or Design Director

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Courses last six to nine weeks. Students are advised to take one to two courses per semester. Certificates must be completed in two years, but many students finish in three semesters or one year.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Web and Mobile
  • Web design production: Javascript for designers
  •  Mobile Design Patterns and Emerging Platforms
  •  Interactive Typography for the Web
  • Design Systems  
  •  Working with APIs

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Who should enroll:

  • Creatives who are interested in learning how to design and build websites through a curriculum designed for visual thinkers.
  • Beginners interested in web design, mobile design, Ux/Ui or web development
  • Aspiring Designers who want to broaden their set of skills and increase their income potential
  • Print Designers who want to move into digital products and design larger ecosystems
  • UX/UI designers looking to understand code to either effectively communicate with developers or to make better and higher fidelity prototypes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3704 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3704 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3704 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3704 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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$577 - $850 per course, $3,704 total


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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