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User Experience (UX) Design

UX Design “covers the entire process of acquiring and integrating a product, including… branding, design, usability, and function.”

With an estimated 86% year over year growth, now is the time to learn these skills.

What is the UX Design Certificate?

The courses offered in the UX Design Certificate craft an introduction to the skills and processes of working in the field of UX Design. The certificate…

  • Provides a competitive advantage in a growing industry.
  • Offers opportunities to receive certifications for numerous disciplines within UX Design.

Okay, I’m in. How do I do it?

You can explore these disciplines in an online course setting. There are four upper-division, 7-week courses, at 3 credits each. Take all four to earn the 12-credit certificate.

If you are interested in a research focus, please visit our UX Research Certificate page.

COID 350 UX Design Foundations

Learn to develop products and services by applying a user-centered approach. Learn to reduce risk and to accelerate learning using prototyping. Gain an understanding of design thinking mindsets and UX design tools that are foundational to user experience. Gain insights into the cognitive processes which drive how people interact with technology and the importance of usability over aesthetics, in product and service design.

COID 351 Intro to Human-Computer Interaction

Acquire an understanding of the design process in interaction design and the ways human senses play a role in the experience. Learn how to choose user interface (UI) design patterns and organize content effectively, ways to enhance the user experience of a user interface, and the application of these principles to mobile user experience design.

COID 352 Designing for Impact

Learn how to create products and services that people love by gaining insight into how to inject positive emotional experiences into UX designs, how to build with accessibility standards and “Universal Design” principles, and the various facets of social design.

COID 353 UX Design Studio

In this project-based capstone, learners will apply UX Design principles in an applied UX Design project.