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Studying Web & User Experience at Weber State

Weber State’s web and user experience program prepares students with a passion for web development and design for careers creating responsive and accessible websites.

Web & User Experience Highlights

Weber State’s web and user experience classes focus on industry standard web programming languages and frameworks with integration of responsive and accessible design principles, database integration, and multimedia creation and editing tools.

In addition, classes are offered online and in the evening to fit your schedule.

 

Beyond the Classroom

Web and user experience majors gain practical experience through internships, working with community partners, including nonprofit organizations, to build and maintain websites.

You can also study abroad in Thailand, where you’ll promote tourism in the country by creating and editing multimedia content for websites.

 

Ana Reyes

Class of 2016

“The web and user experience program prepared me for my career by giving me a portfolio of work to show in interviews.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

The first two years of the program focus on front-end web design and development stack, basic coding languages and other fundamentals for creating responsive, great-looking web pages.

As you go on to earn your bachelor’s degree, you’ll learn back-end web development stack, which establishes the framework for servers, web applications and databases to communicate with each other.

You’ll also learn server-side languages and tools, including:

  • PHP
  • Java
  • MySQL
  • MS SQL Server

What You Can Do after Weber

After two years, you can work in entry-level positions as a front-end web designer/developer.

With your bachelor’s degree, you’ll also be qualified for higher-paying positions as a full-stack web developer.

Career & Salary Outlook

Recent graduates of Weber State’s web and user experience bachelor’s degree program have a range of starting salaries from $35,429-$72,094.

Common careers for web and user experience graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Richard Fry

    "I love every minute I have to share my passion for web development with my students. In many cases, I am the first web professional most of them have ever met or been able to speak with at length. To them, I represent a growing career field with endless possibilities. My teaching efforts help shape student understanding and influence their opinions about future trends within the industry."
  • Thomas Bell

    "Our courses cover new and cutting-edge technologies, frameworks and workflows. The web is constantly evolving, and our program gives students an opportunity to stay ahead of it all."