User Experience Design

User Experience

SMU User Experience Design Certificate Program | Dallas, TX

Program Fast Facts

DURATION As little as 4 months
FORMAT Tuesday evenings 6 – 9 p.m. and one Saturday workshop
Dallas Campus
TUITION Priority Rate (2 weeks before start date): $2,895
Standard Rate: $3,145
NEXT START DATE Sep. 23, 2017

Applications are now open! Registration will open July 6, 2017.


User Experience Design (UX) is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative and exciting career paths in the interactive industry today. Discover the many facets of this in-demand profession, and learn the skills, tools, and techniques that UX designers apply every day. You'll practice the essential skills of UX, while you work on a project in hands-on, workshops.

What are the Benefits?

  • Learn from the experts: All courses are taught by seasoned professionals who work in the UX industry and who share tips and tricks of the profession that employers demand.
  • Industry-driven curriculum: The program has been developed in consultation with industry to be relevant and completely up-to-date.
  • Convenient schedule: With classes on weekday evenings to fit your busy life, you can complete your certificate outside of work hours in just one semester.

Who Should Attend

  • Web and app designers and front-end developers, as well as software developers

  • Graphic, visual, and product designers 

  • Interactive and digital marketing professionals

  • User research and usability analysts

  • Information architects, Interaction designers, and Community managers

  • Product developers, product managers, and business analysts

Certificate Program Completion Requirements

To complete and receive a certificate you must take:

  • Introduction to User Experience – One Day Workshop
  • User Research and User Centered Analysis
  • User Experience Design
  • Usability Testing

Then select one of the following elective workshops:

  • Designing Customer Experiences and Service Design
  • UX Principles & Concepts in Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Holograms

Or, for an even more comprehensive learning experience, you may take both advanced workshops for an extra $295.  You will need to call 214-768-1086 to take advantage of this opportunity, only available to students taking the full certificate program.  

Program Format

This program is offered in a face-to-face, classroom setting in a modular format. This means that you have scheduling and payment options available to register for one course individually, or take all of the courses to complete the full certificate.

Register and pay for the full certificate by the priority registration date and save $830 over the price if purchased separately!  

Get Answers to Your Questions

Contact a program advisor at 214.621.4834 or