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Master the essentials of the digital media marketplace—without the time necessary for a graduate degree.

The Graduate Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design can be completed entirely online, allowing you to access classes from home, work or anywhere with an Internet connection. Contact us for additional information about the requirements for this option.

Careers often require additional education to move ahead, but not everyone has the time and resources to earn more degrees. That's where this 12-credit graduate certificate program comes in.

While this is an independent program of study, this project-oriented certificate can facilitate the transition to further study through UB's M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture program.

The Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design program emphasizes interaction design, information architecture and usability analysis.

You'll learn how to:

  • create pathways through an information space
  • promote a user experience that balances the goals of businesses, the demands of content and the needs of users
  • become familiar with requirements analysis, information design and delivery, usability testing and Web-based application development
  • develop, design, produce and manage a range of electronic information resources.


Classes are offered evenings and weekends, and some courses are offered online.

Among the best in the country.

Our Graduate Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design is ranked among the top 50 alternative UX design programs of 2016 by valuecolleges.com.


Gainful employment information for the Graduate Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design is provided to help you make an informed decision about these certificate programs related to time and resources required to complete the programs and possible employment outcomes.