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Online Certificate in Design Thinking for Professional Purpose and Personal Fulfillment

Use integrative thinking principles to create a meaningful life and become a reflective learner with the online Certificate in Design Thinking for Professional Purpose and Personal Fulfillment. Learn how to articulate your unique contributions to the workplace and explore your professional values and goals.

This program is available for students taking classes 100% online and a combination of online and in person.

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Certificate Details

How to Apply

To apply for the design thinking for professional purpose and personal fulfillment certificate only (without adding it to an existing degree), you must meet with a student success coach to discuss your personal and professional goals and your academic interest areas and apply to Boise State University.

If you are a current Boise State student and would like to add the certificate to your degree, work with your advisor.

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Classes and Scheduling

The Certificate in Design Thinking for Professional Purpose and Personal Fulfillment includes three courses totaling seven credits.

Review the following table for details on design thinking for professional purpose and personal fulfillment certificate options and required courses.

Course TitleCredits
IPS 310 Finding Professional Purpose2
IPS 315 Integrative Thinking2
IPS 320 Designing Your Work Life3

This content is provided as a quick reference for planning your academic schedule. All official course descriptions and degree requirements are published on the undergraduate catalog site.

Costs and Scholarships

The design thinking for professional purpose and personal fulfillment certificate is available to students who are taking classes 100% online and a combination of online and in person. Students who take classes 100% online pay $375 per credit during the 2024-25 academic year. Future academic year per-credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May.

Other potential expenses may include a personal computer, books, webcam, headphones with mic and internet access — all of which are required for the online program.

Student Support

From application to graduation, students are supported throughout their education journey at Boise State.

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