User-Centered Design (UX/UI) Certificate


Design (UX/UI)

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Create compelling digital experiences through design

In this project-based certificate program, you’ll get firsthand experience researching, brainstorming, prototyping, and user testing. You’ll learn to apply core human-centered design skills and cutting-edge UX tools to create usable, accessible, desirable websites and mobile apps.






$3,850 total


Total Courses:



Course Length:

6-9 weeks


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

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


Students are advised to complete courses in the order in which they are listed below.

This course introduces you to the latest tools and techniques used in UX research and shows you how to apply them in real-world product development. Learn to translate raw data into insights, and insights into the basis for new designs.
This course provides a broad overview of and orientation to interaction design principles, concepts, and methods. The focus is on the impact of design on usability, inclusiveness, and the creation of connections between digital products and services and the people for whom they are designed.
Design compelling and useful products for tablets, smartphones, and emerging platforms. Consider the design implications of ubiquitous computing while centering the technology on the human.
Learn how to design effective usability tests and conduct research surveys to gain the input and insights needed for successful product improvement.
Apply the best practices of user experience (UX) and current design strategies to prepare a portfolio that will give potential employers and clients a favorable impression of your ideas and capabilities.


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 — a globally top-ranked design school — our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to new ones in a constantly evolving world.