Parsons faculty, together with design experts from Creative Bloq and across the industry, explore the critical stages of the UX journey with lessons covering a range of topics from usability research methods, design concepting, and wireframing, to the latest technologies shaping the future of modern user interface design.  

Accelerate Your Career

Course projects and activities help you enhance your portfolio and gain expertise in key areas of this lucrative and in-demand field, including:

  • Usability research
  • Wireframing
  • User interface design
  • UX analytics

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96% of our students would recommend this program to a friend
Explore key elements of UX — deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and their limitations. Gain an understanding of UX and UI design and the differences between them. 
Learn how to assess the needs, behaviors, and desires of a product’s end user through qualitative and quantitative methods and determine the best outcome within the time, budgetary and resource constraints of the project.
Explore how to use empathic user-centered design to understand a user’s context and interpret how they use and extract value from a product, and then apply these insights into a design.
Visual design plays a key role in creating successful products. Learn how text, colors, images, shapes, textures, volume, and the use of negative space are used to enhance the overall design and user interaction.
Explore the future of UX design: multi-sensory interaction, voice integration, automation and big data, personalization, and intuitive/predictive AI that allows users to interact with technology in a human-like way.
Invest in your career. 
On YOUR schedule.
The program includes 5 online course modules, and related skill-building activities. Each module is 3-5 hours, and is broken into several shorter lessons that students complete at their own pace. Students earn a non-credit certificate of completion from Parsons.

Build Expertise

Learn from leading academic and business experts with on-demand video lessons, and develop real-world skills through self-paced projects and assignments.

Gain Insight

Gain practical understanding through real-world case studies and examples, and get first-hand tips and advice on how to achieve your career goals from the biggest names in the business.

Set Yourself Apart

Earn a Certificate of Completion from the world-renowned Parsons, the #1 ranked art and design school in the US, to add to your profile and help you stand out from the crowd.

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