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UX Certificate

PROGRAM

Why our program stands out:

  • 100 hours, 100% online
  • Mentorship with a UX professional 
  • 8-week (accelerated) and 20-week formats
  • Create your online portfolio
  • No professional experience required
  • Work-integrated learning

Through a series of modules, you will learn the fundamentals of UX design and production workflows by using practical methodologies and the latest prototyping tool Figma. You will solve business and product design challenges while applying the latest user centered design principles. These include practical UX techniques such as user research, journey mapping, competitive analysis, design thinking, wireframing, prototyping, matrices, personas, and validation testing. You will also begin developing your professional persona by translating projects into case studies to showcase in your portfolio.

Be the change the world wishes to see

Lesson preview: Explore UX design psychology

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Upcoming date(s)

Term
Section
mode
Fees

April 10 – June 8, 2024
Sa 9:00 – 13:00
Mo We 18:00 – 21:00
Spring
C1
Online
$3,575.00
Term
Spring
Section
C1
mode
Online
Fees
$3,575.00

September 17 – December 7, 2024
Tu 18:00 – 21:00
Sa 9:00 – 13:00
Fall
A1
Online
$3,575.00
Term
Fall
Section
A1
mode
Online
Fees
$3,575.00

January 17 – June 13, 2025
Fr 13:00 – 17:00
Winter
1
Online
$3,575.00
Term
Winter
Section
1
mode
Online
Fees
$3,575.00

April 5 – June 28, 2025
We 18:00 – 21:00
Sa 9:00 – 13:00
Spring
C1
Online
$3,575.00
Term
Spring
Section
C1
mode
Online
Fees
$3,575.00

Scheduling

A typical week in the 8-week accelerated format:

  • 10 hours of synchronous learning (Online, every Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
  • 2.5 hours of asynchronous learning (At your convenience during a given week)
  • Project-based work and assignments require 15+ hours outside class time
  • Those with little or no prior knowledge will require more time

A typical week in the 20-week format:

  • 4 hours of synchronous learning (Online, every Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
  • 1 hour of asynchronous learning (At your convenience during a given week)
  • Project-based work and assignments require 5-8 hours outside class time
  • Those with little or no prior knowledge will require more time

Information session

Check out our information session to learn more about the program.

Your takeaways

You will learn to:

  • Apply a user-centered approach to designing digital products using the latest methodologies and tools;
  • Develop creative solutions using the UX design process;
  • Design for business impact while balancing user needs;
  • Create a portfolio that showcases projects and illustrates UX best practices;
  • Use the latest industry tools to generate wireframes, prototypes and other user-centered UX techniques;
  • Design solutions that meet the technical requirements of the production team;
  • Apply professional self-reflection, collaboration, storytelling, problem solving and active listening techniques throughout the UX design process.

Our approach

This program employs a project-based approach that focuses on the acquisition and practice of real-world skills required for a professional UX designer. 

Learn directly from industry professionals who will share the latest UX Design trends and who will guide you through professional workflows, challenge you with real-world projects, and prepare you for your big break in the tech industry.

Who benefits most?

  • Those looking to transition into a UX related field.
  • People who want to integrate UX processes into their projects/work.
  • People who work with UX teams like product/project managers.

Career support

Mentorship (optional)

Students will receive 8 hours of career development mentoring from leaders in the Montreal ecosystem.

Work-integrated learning (optional)

Upon successful completion of the coursework, students will complete 120 hours of work-integrated learning.

Advisory Committee

Grégory Petit

Grégory Petit

UX/UI Practice Lead, City of Montreal
Aurélie Bosc

Aurélie Bosc

Senior UX Manager, Ubisoft
David Rollert

David Rollert

UX Director, ESI Group Paris
Amanda Martinez

Amanda Martinez

UX/UI Design Leader, Atecna
Jean-François Poulin

Jean-François Poulin

UX Designer and Associate, P2+CO

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