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Online Web Design Courses

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Drexel University's online web design courses introduce you to the skills needed for crafting a well-designed and responsive website. You'll learn about core design principles, user experience, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and responsive design.

These online continuing education web design courses are aligned with our in-person Web Development & Coding program as well as the Information Technology Professional Skill Track in The Skills Hub.

All of our online web design courses are self-paced so you can learn around your schedule. You can take our online web development courses individually or at a discounted bundle rate.

Certificate in Web Design

  • Length: 18 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $399

Master the basics of designing a functional and attractive site, the HTML and CSS languages you'll need to execute your design, and best practices for designing and building a website that responds intelligently to the needs of users

Introduction to Web Design

  • Length: 3 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $79

Lay the groundwork for building effective websites optimized in design, structure, usability, and accessibility. You will learn the fundamental principles of visual design, user experience, interface design and mobile-first practices. You will also be introduced to the three main website languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

CSS for Web Design

  • Length: 3 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $79

Learn the basic features of Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS— a versatile programming language that is used to style web pages. Through CSS, you can control the presentation of elements on a page, including their color, dimensions, position and behavior. Through a series of lab exercises, you can practice the tools and concepts you learn throughout the course.

HTML for Web Design

  • Length: 3 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $79

Gain an understanding of HyperText Markup Language (HTML)—the standard markup language used to create webpages. HTML is a core competency that is used to create webpages and user interfaces for mobile and web applications. You will learn how to use HTML tags for mages, links, lists, and tables and then apply your skills in a lab setting.

JavaScript for Web Design

  • Length: 3 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $79

Learn the fundamentals of scripting and basic programming concepts while exploring the ways JavaScript can add functionality to web pages. Through several lab exercises, you will progress from developing simple JavaScripts to more complex functions. You will then be introduced to popular JavaScript libraries and other similar tools and frameworks.

Responsive Web Design

  • Length: 3 hours
  • Format: Online
  • Cost: $79

Gain the skills needed to create custom CSS layouts and use media queries to optimize websites for different screen sizes and devices. This course requires basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Web Design Course Catalog