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UX Certificate

As part of the UX Certificate program you discover how to organize and present information and navigation in a way that helps others to more easily use apps or websites, and make them more effective. The UX Certificate also covers the use of UX design tools used in the UX field, and is applicable for those designing for a variety of devices and form factors, including desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms. This multi-week program includes both UX design and UI design as well as career placement. If you are interested in short-term UX workshops, see our regularly scheduled public UX courses. We also offer an intensive UX program without career placement services with our UX Bootcamp.

The UX Certificate at American Graphics Institute is a hands-on program that teaches both strategic and tactical skills. Participants learn modern UI and UX design tools along with UX strategy and processes. All classes include significant hands-on work in UX projects. Classes are small, with a limit of 10 per course section, allowing for individualized attention.

UX Certificate Online or Boston

The UX Certificate Program is available on-line, in-person, or blended. You can start your UX certificate program online or in Boston as part of our rolling-admissions process. New classes start every 45 days. If you prefer to start with an individual UX course to try the program, you can later apply the coursework and fees from individual UX courses to the UX Certificate program. American Graphics Institute and the UX Certificate have been approved for GI Bill benefits. Eligible participants can use their Veterans Affairs (VA) funds for the UX Certificate program.

Full Time UX Certificate Program
Clock Hours: 119
Weeks: 4
Format: Live online or in-person
Course Days: Monday through Friday
Next start date: December 15, 2021
Placement rate: 92% job placement rate for participants in the previous 12 months.
Our career counseling staff provides placement assistance to certificate students.
 
Part Time UX Certificate Program
Clock Hours: 119
Weeks: 14
Format: Live online or in-person; weekday, evening, or weekend
Next start date: December 15, 2021
Course Days: Take at least one class per month, which can include a combination of in-person and online UX courses.
 
Application and Tuition for the UX Certificate Program at American Graphics Institute
Admission for both full and part time programs is rolling, with no set starting date. Applications are accepted at any time. To apply, request an application by completing the form to the left, or call to speak to an admissions representative: 781-376-6044. 
 
Tuition for the UX Certificate program is $5,100. Payment plans are available; call or submit an inquiry for details.

Using VA Education Benefits for UX Certificate

American Graphics Institute and the UX Certificate have been approved for GI Bill benefits. Eligible participants can use their Veterans Affairs (VA) funds for the UX Certificate program

UX Certification

The UX Certificate program provides a certificate in UX Design upon successful completion of the program. For those already working in the UX Design field, AGI offers the internationally recognized ISO standard UX Certification exams and exam preparation.

Course information for the UX Certificate

UX Class: UX Design Principles

In this UX class participants learn the core principles of UX design and gain an understanding of the UX design process. Learn all stages of the user experience design process, from determining a UX strategy, developing user scenarios, creating UX personas, UX research strategies, prioritizing content, developing an information architecture (IA), testing user interface (UI), and incorporating feedback. This UX design class provides a strong foundation for creating user-centered designs, whether in the fields of web design, app design, interface or product design.

Information Architecture Class for UX

In this UX Class for information architecture, discover methods and processes for structuring and organizing content to build effective user experiences. Learn to prioritize, sort, structure and organize information so that it can be found in a way that is consistent and predictable. As part of this UX course participants find out how to evaluate existing content and assess new content needs. Participants also learn to organize and structure content, as well as define navigation.

UX Class: User Experience for Mobile Devices and Touch Screens

Learn about UX for phones, tablets, and touch-screens along with special considerations when defining their UX and UI. This workshop teaches usability and interaction factors that impact mobile, tablet, and phone UX. Participants in this UX course discover how to create interfaces and interactions that are optimized for mobile and touch input. Learn how usability issues such as finger size, touch targets, single-hand use, and environment impact UX, and how to address these factors.

UX Class: Rapid prototyping training

Learn Rapid Prototyping UX skills in this live class led by an expert in the user experience design field. Participants discover how to efficiently create, share and test concepts, designs and structure for websites and apps through the rapid prototyping UX design process. Learn best practices for UX prototyping and testing before investing in final user experience designs. Gain an understanding of the process for rapid iteration of UX designs and creating mockups. Find out ways to improve the efficiency of the design and development process in this Rapid Prototyping UX workshop.

UX Course: Creating UX Design Assets and Documentation

In this UX course discover how to use tools such as Illustrator and Photoshop to create UX assets and build UX documentation necessary for delivering a final user interface. This UX class is primarily offered for participants in the UX Certificate program, and is also available as a private class for groups.

UX Research Course

In this UX Research training class participants learn the techniques for planning, conducting and evaluating UX research. Participants learn UX research techniques and participate in a UX research project.

Sketch class for prototyping

In this hands-on Sketch class learn to efficiently create UX prototypes for websites and apps. This Sketch prototyping course provides professionals involved in the design, development, and planning of websites and apps with the skills to efficiently create and test interactive prototypes. This Sketch prototyping workshop is suitable for UI and UX professionals, business analysts, developers, and product managers. This Sketch workshop is available independently or as part of the comprehensive UX training offered at AGI.

Adobe XD Course for Prototyping

Learn to use Adobe XD) for prototyping apps and websites in this UX class. Learn the efficient use of Adobe XD as a testing and prototyping tool for both web design and app design in this one-day Adobe XD Course. Learn to create app simulations, define navigation, build screens, and interactions. This Adobe XD course is useful for UX designers, developers, business analysts or anyone involved in the UX and UI process.

HTML Course - Introduction

This HTML course teaches web design foundations using HTML and CSS, the building blocks of all web design, web development, and HTML emails. Learn to plan, design, and create websites using HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language), XHTML (eXtensible Hyper Text Markup Language), and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) - the building blocks of web pages - and essential skills for web design and web development roles. Learn web design and web development skills to create websites that look good across multiple browsers and devices. This HTML class also introduces working with interactivity and multimedia, as well as web design for devices such as tablets and smartphones.

Responsive Web Design Class

This responsive web design class provides you with the skills to create responsive websites that adapt to various screen sizes and resolutions. Discover how to create sites that render correctly across mobile, tablet, and desktops using fluid grids, CSS, flexible foundation, and more. Knowledge of all topics covered in the introductory HTML and CSS class is required before enrolling in this web design course.

Photoshop Class - Introduction

This introductory Photoshop class teaches foundation skills for working effectively and creatively. Learn to be more productive and to create higher quality images efficiently. Gain skills for editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images using Photoshop. This Photoshop class is led by a live instructor, as are all courses at American Graphics Institute,

UX Design Portfolio

In this UX class participants work with their instructor to create an online portfolio showcasing their talents. Working with practicing professionals, students receive guidance determining which projects to showcase, and evaluate the most effective format for presenting projects, along with the design process and skills involved in their creation. This UX course helps participants create a UX portfolio showcasing skills and capabilities for clients or hiring managers.

Adobe Illustrator Class - Introduction

In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, you discover the tools that help you create professional quality artwork. This Illustrator course introduces you to the workspace, tools for creating shapes, and additional options for adding color and text. You also discover how to use layers so that you can maximize your productivity right away.This Illustrator course is for beginners who are new to the application or for those who have experience but have received no formal Illustrator training.

UX Design Project Course

This UX course consists of a practical project in which students apply skills learned across the UX Certificate program into a project that is selected by the student and reviewed with their instructor. The UX project starts with planning, meeting with the client, creating a creative brief, developing the site or app, client review and feedback. It concludes with final delivery and project review by the instructor.

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