Online College Offering Web Development Degree

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Centura College has a web development program that is fully attainable online.

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“Given the continued growth in the internet for advertising, marketing, and communications purposes, it’s not surprising that web developers are becoming more and more in demand” states Executive Director, Dean Claud.

The online division of Centura College continues to expand and evolve their program offerings with the addition of the Web Development concentration within their Business Associates degree program.

Along with basic business courses, students will receive in-depth computer, networking and web page development courses. The entire program is 19 months long and can be taken completely online. “We received feedback at our Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meetings about the demand and desire for a web development specific business program that can be taken totally online,” states Campus Executive Director, Dean Claud. PACs are formed by industry specific individuals that review the school offerings and help determine if the school’s students will be in-demand in the workforce upon graduation. “Given the continued growth in the internet for advertising, marketing, and communications purposes, it’s not surprising that web developers are becoming more and more in demand” continues Claud.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), web development is one of the fastest growing industries and has an expected U.S. employment growth rate of 20-28% by 2020. Between 2010 and 2020, a projected 65,700 positions will need to be filled.

Currently, the online campus also offers Associates in Business with concentrations in Accounting and Management.

About Centura College

Since 2002, Centura College’s online campus, a division of the Centura College’s Virginia Beach-main campus, has been training people of all ages online in the important fields of computers, business, law, and healthcare. These are among the fastest growing career fields in today’s marketplace and in the future. The school offers virtual classrooms, online training with knowledgeable instructors, flexible class schedules, and job placement assistance. Learn more at http://www.centuracollege.edu.

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