Internet Webmaster

Online Undergraduate Certificate in Internet Webmaster

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About This Program

In our high-tech society, webmaster certification and advanced knowledge are valuable skills to possess. With the internet webmaster certificate program from American Public University (APU), learn the essential skills for website design and development in order to create compelling, personalized websites. Study best practices for layout, navigation, typography, web graphics, and color theory.

This online undergraduate program provides hands-on experience with HTML5, cascading style sheets (CSS), graphics, tables, templates, frames, forms, snippets, Adobe Dreamweaver®, and Adobe Flash®. Learn the fundamentals of XML, XHTML, mobile media, structural elements (tables and framesets), and metadata. You’ll also investigate the technical side of web design, including protocols, browsers, search engines, web services, and internet security.

Adobe Dreamweaver® is a registered trademark of Adobe.
Adobe Flash® is a registered trademark of Adobe.

NOTE: Completion of this program does not award any professional certifications, but may be helpful in preparing to earn such certifications.

What You Will Do

  1. Study the World Wide Web’s architecture, directory structures, document flow, and protocols
  2. Become familiar with network protocol functions, network transmission media and types, network architecture and topologies, the internet architecture model, and internet protocols
  3. Understand how to design webpages with attention to content, typography, colors, images, and page layout, and how to use style sheets to enhance reusability and create consistent interfaces
  4. Learn design principles and concepts for effective information organization, site design, and navigation structure, including how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to develop webpages and website templates
  5. Study email and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) features, functions, and settings, and the risks of using FTP, as well as the differences between web search engines, web directories, and web metasearch engines and the future of web search tools

Program at a Glance

Number of Credits
18
Cost Per Credit
$350 | $250*
$315**
Courses Start Monthly
Online
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Program Requirements Printable Catalog Version

Must take all courses for this section.

Course ID: 5163

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This course is a study of the evolution, the concepts, and the principles of local, distributed and enterprise networking. This course examines Network design, topologies, architecture, media, interface cards, protocols, problem resolution, communications, administration, operations, and resources. It introduces the student to the concepts of wireless networking, and web-based networks. This course also explores the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and the Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Packet (TCP/IP) reference models. This course also examines internetworking servers, and hardware and operating systems maintenance.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
01/29/24 - 06/28/24 07/01/24 - 08/25/24 Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
02/26/24 - 08/02/24 08/05/24 - 09/29/24 Summer 2024 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/24 - 10/04/24 10/07/24 - 12/01/24 Fall 2024 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/24 - 11/01/24 11/04/24 - 12/29/24 Fall 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 2617

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This course introduces students to website development through a combination of readings and hands-on development exercises. This course covers coding with Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5), website development essentials, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), graphical elements, hyperlinks, HTML table creation, web forms, video, audio and image techniques, website development for business, and website publishing and maintenance. Fundamentals of JavaScript® programming are also introduced in this course. Students will need access to a web browser such as Microsoft Edge Firefox, or Google Chrome. Microsoft Edge, Firefox, or Google Chrome are not provided by the course material grant and must be purchased/provided by students. To succeed in this course, students will also need basic computer knowledge such as creating files and folders, downloading and uploading files, creating zipped files, and working with a text editor such as Notepad++. JavaScript® is a registered trademark of Oracle America, Inc.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
01/29/24 - 06/28/24 07/01/24 - 08/25/24 Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
02/26/24 - 08/02/24 08/05/24 - 09/29/24 Summer 2024 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/24 - 10/04/24 10/07/24 - 12/01/24 Fall 2024 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/24 - 11/01/24 11/04/24 - 12/29/24 Fall 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 4416

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This course is an introductory study of Web analytics technology and how businesses and organizations may to use the technology to measure website traffic, enhance business presence, and conduct market research. The course begins with some basic introductory concepts and lays the foundation for more advanced topics regarding the subject. The course will cover both conceptual and scenario based exercises, thus enabling students to experience the maximum amount of comprehension and retention of material covered in the course.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
01/29/24 - 06/28/24 07/01/24 - 08/25/24 Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
02/26/24 - 08/02/24 08/05/24 - 09/29/24 Summer 2024 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/24 - 10/04/24 10/07/24 - 12/01/24 Fall 2024 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/24 - 11/01/24 11/04/24 - 12/29/24 Fall 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 4830

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This course teaches advanced website development concepts and skills through a combination of readings and hands-on development exercises. It builds upon students’ fundamental coding skills by emphasizing HTML5 structure elements, embedded video and audio elements, HTML5 APIs, cross-browser user-input forms, the use of JavaScript® to add interactive capabilities to webpages, and the use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) to enhance reusability and design consistent user interfaces. The class will also introduce advanced CSS3 techniques, including 2D and 3D transformations, transitions, animations, and user interface (UI) properties. Techniques for developing webpages, optimized for mobile devices, including Responsive Web Design (RWD), are emphasized. This course covers the Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist curriculum needed to pursue the CIW Web and Mobile Design Professional certificate. Students will need access to a web browser such as Microsoft Edge or Firefox. This software is not provided by the course material grant and must be purchased/provided by students. To succeed in this course, students will also need basic computer knowledge such as creating files and folders, downloading and uploading files, creating zipped files, and working with a text editor such as Notepad++. (Prerequisite: WEBD121) JavaScript® is a registered trademark of Oracle America, Inc.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
01/29/24 - 06/28/24 07/01/24 - 08/25/24 Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
02/26/24 - 08/02/24 08/05/24 - 09/29/24 Summer 2024 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/24 - 10/04/24 10/07/24 - 12/01/24 Fall 2024 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/24 - 11/01/24 11/04/24 - 12/29/24 Fall 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Course ID: 4392

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This course is an advanced study of Web analytics technology and how businesses and organizations may use the technology to measure website traffic, enhance business presence, and conduct market research. The course expands on concepts introduced from the Introduction to Web analytics course and expands into more advanced topics regarding the subject. The course will cover scenario-based exercises and requires students to use free Web analytic tools to experience the maximum amount of application and retention of material covered in the course. (Prerequisite: WEBD122)
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session

Course ID: 2946

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This course concentrates on the technical side of the Internet, examining Internet communication and technology, Web browsing, multimedia on the Web, databases and Web search engines, business e-mail and personal information management, Internet services and tools [newsgroups, telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and instant messaging], Internet security (encryption, authentication, firewalls, malware, virus detection and prevention, spyware, updates and patches), and IT project and project management. Students will need access to a browser. This software is not provided by the course material grant and must be purchased/provided by the student. This course covers the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW® Foundations certification. CIW® is a registered trademark of Certification Partners, LLC.
Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/25/23 - 05/31/24 06/03/24 - 07/28/24 Spring 2024 Session D 8 Week session
01/29/24 - 06/28/24 07/01/24 - 08/25/24 Summer 2024 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/24 - 08/30/24 09/02/24 - 10/27/24 Summer 2024 Session D 8 Week session
05/27/24 - 11/01/24 11/04/24 - 12/29/24 Fall 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Courses Start Monthly

Next Courses Start Jun 3
Register by May 31

Admission Requirements

  • All APU 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 APU admission application for this program. View steps to apply.

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