User-Centered Design, Certificate | Part time online | The New School | United States
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User-Centered Design

2 months
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About

In the project-based User-Centered Design program at The New School, you’ll get firsthand experience researching, brainstorming, prototyping, and user testing. By applying core human-centered design skills and using cutting-edge UX tools, you’ll create websites and mobile apps that are usable, accessible, and desirable.

Overview

What You’ll Gain 

  • The ability to distill insights from UX research into an actionable IxD strategy
  • Familiarity with interaction design career opportunities
  • Knowledge of terminology specific to the field
  • The ability to design and run a usability study on your own product, site, or app
  • Knowledge of the stages, frameworks, and uses of and tools for prototyping

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Online collaboration in small classes, supported by video conferencing 
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets
  • Flexibility to review course content and complete assignments at any time

Why The New School?

The professional landscape as we’ve known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student’s creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design — ranked #1 in the United States* — our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to new ones in a constantly evolving world.

*Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (2022).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • UX: User Research

  • Interaction Design

  • UX Design for Emerging Platforms

  • Usability Testing & Evaluation

  • UX/UI Portfolio 

Audience

  • Anyone interested in an introduction to user experience design 
  • Designers, developers, creative directors, entrepreneurs, and project managers 
  • Creative individuals pursuing a career in UX design
  • Developers looking for opportunities to incorporate UX practices into their work

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Who Should Enroll

  • Anyone interested in an introduction to user experience design 
  • Designers, developers, creative directors, entrepreneurs, and project managers 
  • Creative individuals pursuing a career in UX design
  • Developers looking for opportunities to incorporate UX practices into their work

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3850 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    3850 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3850 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

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