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Certificate in User-Centered Design

Certificates » User-Centered Design
Program Features
  • Graduate credit that can be applied to the Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering 
  • Development and evaluation of real-world, user-centered design projects
  • Practice designing and carrying out usability testing on product prototypes
  • Hands-on experience overseeing Web development with user-centered design principles
Who Should Apply
  • Developers and designers looking to acquire specific skills in UX design and research
  • Product and program managers who work on UI and UX issues
  • Content professionals who want to learn more about user design challenges and considerations
Study sophisticated methods for planning and developing intuitive, user-friendly product design. Explore user experience design and research, visual communication and information visualization, interaction design and prototyping, and Web design. Gain an understanding of design principles for print and interactive media, including use of graphics, animation, sound and hypermedia. Learn the latest user research theories and techniques for placing user needs at the forefront of each stage of the design process.
Key Outcome
You will develop a thorough understanding of the principles of user-centered design and prepare for a career in user experience design and research.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2016  Details Details UW Seattle 5344 In Development
Autumn 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 5099 Closed
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Anyone can pick up a manual and learn to create something nowadays. What you'll gain in the UCD program is a deeper understanding of how design can help facilitate communication that creates real value in the world.

Ario Jafarzadeh
UCD and MS HCDE Graduate, User Experience Designer, Google

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