Learn web design and get mobile app development training at one of the best web design schools in Missouri!

A strong online presence is vital to today’s businesses.  The ability to create interactive experiences for Internet users will help you find work in a wide variety of industries.  Ranken Technical College can give you the skills you need to build your portfolio of work .

There is also an option to take the entire AWD program online.

Web design and mobile app development training is right for you if:

You want an in-demand career working with cutting-edge technology.

You want to learn by doing, working on real-world projects that prepare you to get hired.

You’re creative and meticulous, and you love finding new ways to get things done.

Does this sound like you? If so, full-stack application development could be your path to a successful career. In Ranken’s Application and Web Development program, you’ll learn the most in-demand skills in the industry.

If you’re interested in seeing more of the Application and web Development facilities, take an interactive 360° virtual
tour of Ranken Technical College’s Application & Web Development Program.

Application & Web Development is now available online as well. Class sessions are taped, and you can work on them on your schedule. You can now train for your next job while keeping your current one.

Why learn web design and app development at Ranken?

In this program, you will focus on application and Web-based programming with experience in Web design. You will use industry-standard applications such as Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Visual Studio Code. You’ll also work with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL using the Microsoft .NET framework. You will learn to create applications in a variety of programming languages, including JavaScript (on both client and server) and C#, to design, develop, and maintain software applications to help businesses discover new opportunities and solve real-world problems.

What sets Ranken apart from other web design schools in Missouri is that our curriculum is completely industry-driven. We work with our Industry Advisory Board and Alumni Advisory Board to make sure that we are teaching the most in-demand programming languages.

Interested in seeing more of our IT facilities? Take an interactive 360° virtual tour of Ranken Technical College’s INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY departments.

James G. Kaufmann

Instructor, Full Time

BA in Business Management,
Webster University
Certificate in Web Development,
Saint Louis University
Certifications:
AWS Solutions Architect Associate
Project Management Professional (PMP)
AWS Developer Associate
AZ-500 Azure Security Engineer
AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals
CompTIA Security+
Sun Certified Java Programmer

Scott Cearley

Instructor, Full Time, Wentzville

BS in Information Management,
Washington University
Certification:
Software Developer Registered Apprenticeship
Program – CoderVets

Coleman Mallicoat

Instructor, Full Time, Wentzville

MS in Cybersecurity,
Western Governors University
BS in Network Operations and Security,
Western Governors University
Certifications:
CISCO Certified Design Associate
CISCO Certified Network Associate
CISCO Certified Entry Networking Technician
ITIL Certification
A+, Network+, Security+, Project+, Cloud Essentials
- CompTIA

Brandon Baker

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

BA in Information Technology,
Lindenwood University
Certification:
CompTIA Security +

Douglas A. Gegelman

Instructor, Full Time

BS in Computer Information Systems,
McKendree College
AA in Computer Information Systems,
Southwestern Illinois College
Certification:
Security+ - CompTIA

John E. Gerstner

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

BS in Health Information Management,
Saint Louis University
Certifications:
Business Administration and Management
Information Systems Certification
MS Systems Engineer-Windows NT 4.0
MS Systems Administrator-Windows 2000
Server
CompTIA A+ Network+, Server+, Security+
VMWare Certified Professional-V13

Keith J. Fournie

Instructor, Full Time

AT in Information Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
Microsoft Certified Professional
Security A+ - CompTIA

Tamara C. Williams

Instructor, Full Time

MA in Information Technology Management,
Webster University
BS, Fontbonne University
Certificate in Computer Networking Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
A+ - CompTIA
ITIL Foundations

Danny R. Underwood

Adjunct Instructor, Evening School

MA in Telecommunications Management,
Webster University
BS in Physics,
Washington University

Evan A. Gudmestad

IT Division Chair and Instructor, Full Time

BS in Information Systems,
Webster University
AT in Computer Networking Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
Microsoft Certified Professional - Microsoft
Developing Web Based Applications with
.NET – Microsoft
Installing, Configuring, & Administering
Windows XP Professional – Microsoft
Managing & Maintaining a Windows Server
2003 Environment - Microsoft
A+, 220-601, 220-602, IT Technician –
CompTIA

Duke R. Miller

Assistant Dept Chair, Instructor - Full Time

AT in Information Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
CCNP, CCNA Route & Switch, CCNA Security
– Cisco
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
Security +, A+ - CompTIA

Alan P. Poettker

Instructor, Full Time

Associate in Science Degree,
Southwestern Illinois College
Computer Networking Technology Certificate
In Network Administrator,
Ranken Technical College
Network Associate Certificate,
Southwestern Illinois College
Network Professional Certificate,
Southwestern Illinois College
Certifications:
CISCO Certified Academy Instructor
CISCO Certified Network Associate –
Routing & Switching

Ashley R. Reddick

Instructor, Full Time

MS in Management & Leadership,
Western Governors University
BS in Information Technology,
Western Governors University
AT in Information Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
Administering Windows Server 2012 –
Microsoft
MCTS Windows 7, Configuration - Microsoft
MCTS Windows Server 2008 Active
Directory, Configuring – Microsoft
Database Administration – Microsoft
Security – Microsoft
CompTIA: Security+ ce, Network+, Project+
E2C A+ IT Technician
E2C A+ Essentials
Database Design Specialist – CIW
JavaScript Specialist – CIW
Web Design Specialist – CIW
Web Foundations Associate - CIW

Michael J. Stuesse

Instructor, Full Time - Perryville

AT in Information Technology,
Ranken Technical College
Certifications:
CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
CISCO Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI)
A+ - Computer Hardware – CompTIA
Microsoft 70-410 – Microsoft

In Ranken’s Application and Web Development program, you will:

  • Complete a different real-world project in each of the 4 semesters attended at Ranken.
  • Learn web design and development using the latest versions of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern JavaScript libraries (e.g., MERN Stack).
  • Use object-oriented programming principles and fundamentals to develop, troubleshoot, and implement applications in JavaScript and C#.
  • Develop Web-based applications using traditional .NET framework, MVC .NET Core MVC, and MERN stack.
  • Create data-driven Web-based applications that utilize SQL Server, LINQ, and/or ADO.NET data access techniques.

James Green

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Director of Field Services @ Verve Industrial Protection

2009 Internet Web Based Technology
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Brandon Wheeler

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Level II Technician @ Core & Main

2021 Information Technology & 2020 Architectural Technology
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Dalton Nichols

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Software Developer @ UNCOMN

2020 Information Technology Application and Web Development
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Graham Miller

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Application Development @ Mercy Virtual Care Center

2020 Information Technology Application and Web Development
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Ermin Velagic

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Computer Support Specialist @ IMPACT Strategies

2020 Network and Database Administration
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Hope Brasseur

Department: Alumni Information Technology
IT Service Desk Analyst @ Stifel Financial Corporation

2019 Information Technology
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Neal S

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Mid-Level Versatile Technologist @ Boeing

2013 Network Architecture and Design Information Technology
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Bill Kindig

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Software Engineer @ National General Insurance

2013 Associate Degree in Internet Web Based Technology
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Joshua Bradley

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Lead Developer/Project Manager @ Engage Software

2012 Internet Web Based Technology
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Katherine Bangert

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Lead Software Engineer, Project Manager, and Interim Solutions Architect @ NextEra Energy/Florida Power & Light

2012 Internet Web Based Technology
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Daniel Bortz

Department: Alumni Information Technology
Application Developer @ Laclede Chain Manufacturing

2010 Internet Web Based Technology
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Tom Kasprovich

Department: Alumni Information Technology


1971 Electronic Communications & Computer Technology
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Lloyd Miller

Department: Alumni Information Technology


May 1971 Communications and Computer Technology
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John Hicks

Department: Alumni Information Technology


1971 Electronic Communications & Computer Technology
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