2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

User Experience (UX) and Design Thinking Certificate

In this three course certificate program, you will learn:

  • how to use latest skills and tools to create and evaluate user experience (UX); 
  • concepts related to UX, usability and design thinking;  
  • to apply the iterative process of user-centered design thinking;  
  • techniques related to low- and high fidelity prototype creation;
  • user-interface (UI) prototyping tools such as Axure, MIT app inventor.

This certificate can be completed in one year (three semesters).  Required courses in the certificate program are: 

  • IHE 6300 Fundamentals of Human Factors Engineering 
  • IHE 6320 Human-System Interaction and Design Thinking Principles
  • IHE 7340 User Experience Design for Mobile Computing

Students who have completed ISE 4300 and/or ISE 4320 will be required to take one or both of the following courses to fulfill the certificate requirements:

  • IHE 6830 Engineering Project Management and Applications
  • IHE 7020 Systems Engineering and Analysis

Admission to this certificate program requires a completed bachelor's degree with a 2.7 or higher GPA.  The certificate may be earned as part of a graduate degree program or as a stand alone certificate for a non-degree graduate student.  

For more information, visit https://engineering-computer-science.wright.edu/biomedical-industrial-and-human-factors-engineering.  

Alternative Courses

Students who are ineligible to take IHE 6300 and/or IHE 6320 should select one or both of these courses to fulfill certificate requirements.