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Course Overview

Become a Front-End Web Developer
Front-end developers strike a balance between art and science, combining code – HTML, CSS, and Javascript – with visual design principles to create a great user experience. This 100% online course will put you on the fast track to starting an entry-level career as a front-end web developer. By course completion, you’ll put your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills to practice building the front-end of a website for your professional portfolio.

Job Outlook for Front-End Web Developers

  • According the Bureau of Labor Statistics the demand web developers is expected to grow 21% over the next eight years, which equates over 200,000 new jobs.
  • The BLS also states that the average salary for these developers is just over $105,000 with top earners making as much as $161,000.

What You'll Learn

  • Build websites with HTML
  • Use CSS styling to change web pages J
  • avaScript for web applications
  • Creating, styling, and validating web forms

Additional Information

How to Enroll

This course is offered in partnership with Ed2Go Online Education.

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IS FRONT-END DEVELOPER A GOOD CAREER?

Yes, front-end developers and web developers in general, are increasingly in-demand. In addition to the 21% job growth forecasted by the BLS, U.S. News and World Report ranked web developer as #8 on its list of “25 Best Jobs that Don’t Require a College Degree” and #8 in “Best Technology Jobs.” Web developer was also listed in its “Top 100 Jobs” overall and “Best STEM Jobs.”

WHAT DOES A FRONT-END DEVELOPER DO?

Front-end web developers create what users see when they enter a website or use a web application. For web applications, the presentation layer – or “front-end” – is created with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. These technologies largely run the user-facing aspects of a web application.

 

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This course is offered in partnership with Ed2Go Online Education. UNM Staff and Faculty: This course is UNM Tuition Remission Eligible. To register using tuition remission, download and complete the UNM Tuition Remission Form and email it to ceregistration@unm.edu

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