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What type of degree do you need to become a web developer?

What type of degree would one need to become a web developer? I'm finding conflicting information, some sites suggest a degree in computer programming, computer science or graphic design. Which degree would offer the best training for such a career, one that requires both the knowledge of programing and design? Thank you so much for your time, I really appreciate it. P.S. I am looking towards a bachelors degree, I want to get in at least 4 years of college.

Asked By: - 1/3/2010
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Depends what you want to do. You could learn a programming language, such as PHP JavaScript MySql, etc. Graphic design would do you good if you want to make the images for your website and such, some sort of technical classes could teach you how to host and use your own server... More
Answered By: Mystic - 1/3/2010
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I would get a CS degree. At some point just doing HTML will be very boring. You will want to expand into JAVA, databases, dot net, etc. Learning the basics of how to program and the structures will take you way beyond HTML. Anybody can do a GUI and make a web page. But, if you want to make real money... learn to do... More
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Answered By: DB - 1/3/2010
 
A Bachelors degree in Computer Science , Information Systems or Computer Engineering. Alternatively, a Bachelors degree in any engineering field would suffice, depending on the type of website you are developing.
Answered By: murphy - 1/3/2010
 
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