User Experience Design

User Experience Design Certificate Program

Next class begins February 17, 2018

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Duration: As little as 4 months


Next Dates:

Begins February 17, 2018 (Tuesday evenings 6 – 9 p.m. on the Plano campus and one Saturday workshop on the Plano campus)


Priority Rate (2 weeks before start date): $2,895
Standard Rate: $3,145

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.

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

Key Benefits

  • 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.
  • The program has been developed in consultation with the industry to be relevant and completely up-to-date.
  • With classes on weekday evenings to fit your busy life, you can complete your certificate outside of work hours in just one semester.

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Questions?Talk to a Program Advisor at or 214-768-1086.