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User Experience Research: UX Professional Certificate Admissions

The User Experience Research support team is available to assist you every step of the way from application through certificate completion. Follow our UX-PRO Roadmap to assist you as you begin your journey in User Experience Research.

How to Apply

Apply to the UX-PRO Program

This will notify the support team of your intention to apply so that we may reach out and help guide you through the application process.

Apply to Boise State University

Upon beginning your application to Boise State University, you will be directed to select your admission preference (degree-seeking or non-degree seeking) as well as your academic goals. Please see the sections below to assist you with completing your application.

Getting Started

Indicate that you plan to be a degree-seeking student by checking “Yes” to the question “Are you applying to earn a degree or certificate?”

Major and Semester

When selected with the section on Semester and Major applicants interested in the UX-PRO program should select the following options:

  • I am interested in taking courses – “Entirely through online delivery.”
  • Select a major – “User Research (UX) Professional Certificate – Certificate Only”.
  • I want to start – Select your desired start term.

Boise State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). When you apply, you will be asked to provide transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions.

After you are admitted to Boise State University, please contact the UX-PRO support team at (208) 426-3023 or email so we can help you navigate through the orientation and class registration process.

Post Admission Steps

Once you have been admitted to Boise State University and the UX-PRO program you will want to take the steps to set up your myBoiseState student account, complete an online orientation, and enroll in courses. More details regarding these steps are provided below.

myBoiseState Account Setup

If you haven’t already, it’s time to get your myBoiseState student account set up and ready to go! This is the account where you will register for classes, manage your student account, and access resources like Canvas and BroncoMail. Follow these step-by-step directions to get started today.


You’ll need to complete a New Student Orientation before registering for classes. An orientation introduces you to key resources and support at Boise State University. Directions on how to access your online program’s New Student Orientation are sent directly to your BroncoMail account. After you complete the online orientation, you will be able to register for classes.

Enrolling in Classes

upon completion of the online orientation, you may begin enrolling in courses through your myBoiseState student portal. For help registering for classes, see the Office of the Registrar.

If you need help troubleshooting error messages, please contact the UX Program Intake Coordinator at (208) 426-3023 or email