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UX/UI Certificate (Boot Camp)

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All boot camps will be held virtually until further notice. To learn about the online class environment, see the Online Courses FAQ. For the latest information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please see the Safe Campus website.


Step into the creative, lucrative field of user experience and user interface (UX/UI) design through this immersive program. 

With millions of people interacting online with retailers and services, all expecting intuitive and seamless experiences, it's no wonder that talented UX/UI designers are in such demand. 

User experience researcher and user interface designer are among the best jobs in America in terms of salary and growth, according to CNN Money.

In the University of Minnesota UX/UI boot camp, you'll:

  • get hands-on training in user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web prototyping with HTML5 and CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery, and more.
  • develop a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
  • gain fundamental skills that are workforce-ready.
  • benefit from a wide-range of career services to help equip you for success.
  • be able to maintain your current work or school schedule while completing this program, which meets evenings and weekends.