Professional Development

Front-End Web Developer

The Front-End Web Developer content introduces students to front-end or client-side web development technologies, including, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Participants learn how to make interactive applications that run inside a web browser and can communicate with a web server running remotely.

Participants also learn how to use the version control program Git and the collaboration website GitHub. Once complete, participants will have the basic skills necessary to work as a front-end web developer.

The Front-End Web Developer program is designed to prepare students to function as web developers in multiple technical, business, and healthcare settings. Web developers serve roles with job titles such as Web Site Developers, Web Designers, and Web Masters. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the Microsoft MTA 98-375 Exam. Students are eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion.


High School Diploma or GED


Online Certification Course



Program Objectives

After completing this program, learners will be able to:

Apply understanding of the World Wide Web, web content creation, and web content delivery

Select a Web hosting provider and the good practice of testing web content on multiple browsers

Create a basic website using HTML, CSS, styles, HTML elements, and links, video, and images

Work with fonts, text blocks, lists, and tables to create desired elements in a basic website

Work with internal and external links to customize a website

Work with colors, images, and multimedia to customize a basic website

Install and configure JavaScript

Apply an understanding of dynamic websites and HTML5 applications

Use basic JavaScript syntax including conditional statements and loops to develop web applications

Use basic JavaScript syntax including arrays array methods, strings, and expressions

Use functions and function programming in JavaScript

Use JavaScript object, prototype properties, and use of objects as namespaces to avoid name conflicts, and creating anonymous objects

Use Git and GitHub in Web Development

Use HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to develop client applications

Certification Opportunities

National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Front-End Web Developer (FEWD)

After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

Program Details

4-6 Months


Mobile Ready


Instructor-Facilitated Options


Video Lesson Presentations


National Certification Opportunity


All Textbooks & Materials


Laptops Available


24/7 Learner


Certificate of Completion


Externship Opportunity


Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.


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