The advanced certificate in user experience design and development provides working professionals with an opportunity to learn and develop user-centered visual design skills for current and/or emerging industry and career demands. Students learn the fundamentals of design creation, applied skills, and aesthetics for interface, user experience design, and basic interaction development. Students incorporate industry best practices and principles through the design and production of applied visual design projects.
The goal of the program is to assist professionals in developing design skills and aesthetic principles to achieve job mobility in the fields of visual digital design, user-experience design, interaction design, web and mobile design, marketing, advertising, and project planning, to name a few.
User experience design and development, advanced certificate, typical course sequence
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|UXDE-721||User Experience Design||3|
|UXDE-711||User Interface Design||3|
|UXDE-722||Interaction Design and Development||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||12|
To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in user experience design and development, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
- Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution,
- Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0,
- Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
- Submit a current resume,
- Submit a personal statement,
- Submit two letters of recommendation, and
- Complete a graduate application.
Information regarding costs and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and occupational profiles for this program can be viewed on the ED Gainful Employment Disclosure Template.