Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.
A prospective student may apply at any time and should follow the general graduate application procedure for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admission Requirements). Admission to the program is based on:
A 1000-word statement explaining how the Graduate Certificate relates to your broader professional goals. In this statement please address the knowledge and skills you hope to acquire in earning the certificate.
A current résumé.
Two letters of recommendation from a supervisor or academic instructor.
Graduate Certificate in User Research
Course Number and Title
ANTH 540 Fundamentals of Design Anthropology
ANTH 541 Ethnography for User Experience Research
ANTH 542 Emerging Digital Cultures
In order to be considered for the User Experience Research certificate, the Graduate application, official transcripts, and all related admission materials and requirements must be turned in by: