Degrees for Certified Internet Webmasters (CIW)

Learn about the education and training options available to earn Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) certification. See what you'll study and what the certification process requires. Schools offering Graphics & Multimedia Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

How Can I Become a Certified Internet Webmaster?

The most common way to become a CIW is through a certificate program. Some colleges offer this program for students who are interested in earning certification and gaining knowledge in Web authoring using the HTML language and the network infrastructures. Applicants need not have previous information technology experience to register with a CIW program.

Program Levels Certificate program
Common Courses Web design, programming languages, e-commerce, troubleshooting browsers, operating systems
Certification Options CIW certification is available; certification does not expire, but the subject matter updates frequently and may necessitate continuing education to stay up to date
Possible Careers Web designer, IT professional, advertiser, marketer, public relations specialist

What Will I Study?

The basic objectives of these certificate programs are learning about Internet Protocol addresses, creating websites through the use of HTML and understanding how Web browsers function. You'll learn technologies that are non program-specific and that can cross between many operating systems. You'll also study accompanying focuses, such as e-commerce and web design and learn how to troubleshoot Internet browsers. Perl, Javascript and PHP are a few of the Web programming languages you'll familiarize yourself with.

How Do I Become Certified?

Several vendors offer the CIW certification examination. There are a number of CIW certification exams in the areas of Web design, Web development, Web security and Web foundations. After completing your certificate program and selecting the appropriate area of interest, you can register at an approved testing center for the exam.

This certification doesn't expire and will prove to future employers that you're well-versed in the technologies of the Internet. Due to changing technology demands, the certification is always updating the skills required. The four main subjects that exams cover are e-commerce, Web development, security and web foundations.

Is This For Me?

According to the website CIWcertified.com, this certification isn't just beneficial to IT professionals. A number of business professionals, such as advertising, marketing, web design and public relations specialists are just a few of the careers that can also use this program. If you're a Web professional or a student who wants to gain a solid background in Web infrastructure, earning CIW certification may be a good opportunity to enhance your resume.

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