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Commencement 2020 will be held later this year. Click here for Commencement info. For all updates, visit: Bentley.edu/coronavirus

UX Certificate Program

ALL COURSES AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY FOR SPRING 2020 SEMESTER

Spring 2020 Schedule 

Please note that registration closes two days in advance of the course start date. All courses are available in-person or online, in a synchronized format.

Measuring the User Experience

January 23-24, 2020, 9am-5pm EST
Instructor: Tom Tullis
UX944C.001
 

Information Architecture

February 13-14, 2020, 9am-5pm EST
Instructor: Gregg Almquist
UX919C.001
 

 

Human Factors and the User Experience*

February 27-28, 2020, 9am-5pm EST
Instructor: Bill Gribbons
UX900.001
 

UX Boot Camp

March 9-13, 2020, 9am-5pm EST
Instructors: Bill Gribbons, Meena Kothandaraman, Bill Hartman, Debbie Cook
 

Visualizing Information

March 19-20, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Kirsten Robinson
UX928C.001

Managing a User Experience Group*

April 2-3, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: James McElroy
UX930C.001

Usability Testing*

April 16-17, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Dan Berlin
UX922C.001

Field Methods and User Research

April 30- May 1, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Demetrios Karis
UX929C.001 

Emotions and the User Experience

May 14-15, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Shmuel Bollen
UX961C.001

Prototyping the User Experience

June 4-5, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Minmin Yang
UX915C.001

Content Strategy

June 18-19, 2020, 9am-5pm EST ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Sarah Johnson
UX964C.001

Register for a Course

The course fee is $1,455 per course. Each class has a limited enrollment. Payment is due upon registration.

Course Registration Page

Full Course Listing

Click here to view a list of all UX Certificate program courses, along with course descriptions and outcomes.

The three required courses in order to be eligible for the certificate: Human Factors and the User Experience*, Managing a User Experience Group* and Usability Testing*

Registration Details

Cost

The course fee is $1,455 per course. Each class has a limited enrollment. Payment is due upon registration.

Organizational Discount

Save 10% on registration when three or more participants from the same organization enroll in the same course.

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy requires that notice of cancellation be submitted in writing to Gail Wessell (gwessell@bentley.edu). No refunds are given for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the program's start. Bentley reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of low enrollment. Bentley is not responsible for travel costs in the event of a cancellation.

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Leaders in the field of UX

Bentley University's User Experience Certificate program is one of the oldest and most respected programs of its kind in the country. The program is designed for working professionals, with maximum flexibility to fit your busy schedule. Certificate program participants join a global network of UX professionals.

Building a solid foundation in behavioral design, user experience research and design, and project management, this certificate helps participants improve the performance of their product designs while enhancing their competitive positioning. Each class contributes to one or more pieces in your UX portfolio.

Getting Started

The certificate program is the right choice for those breaking into the UX field, those looking for career enhancing credentials, and those looking to master specific skills. 

Bentley's UX Certificate Program is an open enrollment program. There is no application process. You are required to have a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis. The certificate program can be completed in 1 year but students can complete at a pace that fits their circumstances.

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Program Structure

Courses may be taken individually or applied towards a certificate awarded after completion of 9 courses, 3 of which are required (Human Factors and the User Experience, Usability Testing, & Managing a User Experience Group.)

Each course is a 2-day intensive on Thursday and Friday from 9am-5pm. Courses can be taken in any order. Students are given an individual portfolio assignment at the end of each course and will have approximately two weeks to complete it.

Available In-Person or Online

All courses are offered in person or can be accessed remotely, in a synchronized format. Remote students will participate real time and have access to the class materials beforehand. To receive credit, all students must be present during the full two days of class. 

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