Web Design and Development

Frequently Asked Questions

What sort of careers can a Web Design & Development graduate look to achieve?

Graduating students find a wide range of careers with limitless possibilities for specialization in the field of interaction design. Some of the careers most commonly established include:

Design Careers

  • Web Design
  • App Design
  • Interaction Design
  • User Interface Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Graphic Design

Development Careers

  • HTML/CSS Develoment
  • Front-End Web Development
  • Javascript Development
  • Database Design & Development
  • App Development
  • CMS Theme Development

How do I apply?

Thomas Jefferson University subscribes to a “rolling admissions” policy. Rolling admissions means that there is no set application deadline. For more information contact the Office of Admissions directly.  You can apply online by clicking here.

Is there a portfolio requirement as part of the Admissions process?

No, there is not a portfolio requirement as part of Admissions process for incoming freshman to Thomas Jefferson University. However, there may be a portfolio requirement for transfer students. For more information, contact admissions or the program director. In addition, there is a portfolio requirement to exit the program, as a portfolio is a required component to graduate from the Web Design & Development program.

Are there scholarships and/or financial aid?

Yes! Speak to your admissions counselor about scholarship and/or financial aid opportunities. For more information, contact admissions.

What type of degree is offered in Web Design & Development program?

The Web Design & Development curriculum culminates with a Bachelors of Science degree.

Do I need to bring a computer? What kind?

Students entering Thomas Jefferson University are required to have their own mobile computer (examples include: laptop, net­book, iPad, etc). While these computers are not meant to replace the specialized hardware and software students will use as part of their coursework, these devices will permit students to work virtually anywhere on campus—allowing for even greater integration of technology into the instructional experience.

Please review the system and software recommendations and requirements by clicking here to determine if your current device meets our minimum requirements or to help guide you through the purchase of a new machine. Please focus on our basic requirements: mobility, web browsing, email access, and the capability to use word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.

Thomas Jefferson University is committed to supporting the computer labs in the classrooms with up-to-date hardware and the latest industry-standard software.

How do I get to campus?

Click here to visit the University’s directions page to access maps and directions to the East Falls Campus.

For any further questions, feel free to contact the B.S. in Web Design and Development Program Director, Neil Harner, by e-mailing HarnerN@PhilaU.edu.

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