Certified Internet Webmaster Associate (SC)

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Combine Your Communication and Technology Talents to Become a Certified Webmaster

Webmasters are in demand in every industry because websites have become a company’s most important marketing tool. Being a webmaster can be stressful at times when you’re troubleshooting a site not working properly, but it is also very satisfying once you have managed the challenge.

Webmasters are generally the key person when it comes to a company’s website. As a webmaster, you’ll use your knowledge to create websites that communicate with your company’s consumers and create navigation that gives users a seamless experience to find what they need. 

As a webmaster, you develop plans and create websites that adhere to your employer’s goals and objectives. And, this Skill Certificate will provide you with the knowledge and credentials needed to pursue a career as a webmaster and provide valuable communication and technology skills to your employer.  

Careers in Certified Internet Webmaster Associate 

Webmasters work both individually and with teams to strategize and plan the development and implementation of a new website. Here are some careers and their salaries you could have by having a Skill Certificate to be a Certified Internet Webmaster Associate (CIWA):

Career information below is taken from bls.gov in February 2020. Go to bls.gov for most current career information.

Design and create websites using background and knowledge of art.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Associate Degree $78,200/year
$37.59/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed
12% increase
(much faster than average)
7,110

Write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $92,900/year
$44.66/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed
5% increase
(as fast as average)
9,390

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Data for Los Angeles/Long Beach/Anaheim

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Some college $56,120/year
$26.98/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed
4% increase
(as fast as average)
23,640

What You’ll Learn at LASC in Certified Internet Webmaster Associate  

You can get a Skill Certificate through LASC’s Certified Internet Webmaster Associate (CIWA) program where you will learn web page authoring and networking fundamentals while applying them to building actual websites:

  • Expand your knowledge of the internet and technology, while you learn to create websites that clearly communicate a company’s brand and leads consumers to action.
  • You will understand a detailed topic that is critical to our daily lives. Using that knowledge you will be able to help your company position itself as an industry leader by having a website that is visually appealing, communicates clearly and is easily navigable by users.
  • Want to get an associate degree? Visit your academic counselor to find out how you can benefit from getting an associate degree to build your skills even further for this dynamic career.

 

Degrees & Courses You Will Take 

LASC’s Skill Certificate in Certified Internet Webmaster Associate and our required course of study for this program is listed below. Go to LASC’s current Course Catalog for specific course information:

Major Code: 709.01

Total Units Required: 9

Once you successfully complete this certificate, you will:

  • Have the skills needed to produce real-world internet applications.
  • Be able to use common internet-ready applications.
  • Create properly formed HTML/XHTML documents as a webmaster.
  • Analyze CGI and database essentials, and troubleshoot networks.
Required Courses: Units
CO SCI 621 CIWA: Internet Fundamentals 
3
CO SCI 622 CIWA: Web Page Authoring Fundamentals  3
CO SCI 623 CIWA: Networking Fundamentals  3
TOTAL UNITS 9

Get Ready Before You Start 

Interested in a career as a webmaster? Before your first class starts at LASC, you can start preparing for your career:

  • Make an appointment with your LASC academic counselor to review LASC’s program, start to develop a Student Education Plan (SEP), and discuss your future plans so your counselor can recommend different support services and opportunities, as well as consider if extending your academic goals to receive an associate degree could be beneficial for your career goals. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

After you successfully complete this certificate, you will:

  • Have the skills needed to produce real-world internet applications.
  • Be able to use common internet-ready applications.
  • Create properly formed HTML/XHTML documents as a webmaster.
  • Analyze CGI and database essentials, and troubleshoot networks.