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Google UX Design Professional Certificate
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Google UX Design Professional Certificate

Get on the fast track to a career in UX design. In this certificate program, you'll learn in-demand skills at your own pace, no degree or experience required.

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Professional Certificate - 7 course series

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4.8

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Beginner level

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6 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Earn degree credit

What you'll learn

  • Follow the design process: empathize with users, define pain points, ideate solutions, create wireframes and prototypes, test and iterate on designs

  • Understand the basics of UX research, like planning research studies, conducting interviews and usability studies, and synthesizing research results

  • Apply foundational UX concepts, like user-centered design, accessibility, and equity-focused design

  • Create a professional UX portfolio that includes 3 end-to-end projects: a mobile app, a responsive website, and a cross-platform experience

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Professional Certificate - 7 course series

Earn a career credential that demonstrates your expertise

4.8

(73,049 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

6 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Earn degree credit

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

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Prepare for a career in UX Design

  • Receive professional-level training from Google
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: User Experience (UX) Designer, UI Designer, Interaction Designer
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$112,000+
median U.S. salary for UX Design
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138,000+
U.S. job openings in UX Design
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75%
of certificate graduates report positive career outcome
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Get exclusive access to career resources upon completion

  • Resume review

    Improve your resume and LinkedIn with personalized feedback

  • Interview prep

    Practice your skills with interactive tools and mock interviews

  • Career support

    Plan your career move with Coursera’s job search guide

Connect with 150+ U.S. hiring organizations in Google’s Employer Consortium

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¹Lightcast™ US Job Postings (median U.S. salary with 0-5 years experience), Jan. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022). ²Positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion. Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022.

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Professional Certificate - 7 course series

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Course 119 hours4.8 (63,811 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify common job responsibilities of entry-level UX designers and other teams you might work with.

  • Understand foundational concepts in UX design, such as user-centered design, the design process, accessibility, and equity-focused design.

  • Explain why design sprints are an important and useful part of a UX designer’s work.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Usability Testing
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)
Category: UX Research

Start the UX Design Process: Empathize, Define, and Ideate

Course 221 hours4.8 (14,435 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Empathize with users to understand their needs and pain points.

  • Develop problem statements to define user needs.

  • Generate ideas for possible solutions to user problems.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Usability Testing
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: UX design jobs
Category: Prototype
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)

Build Wireframes and Low-Fidelity Prototypes

Course 317 hours4.9 (8,248 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create storyboards to come up with ideas about solutions to user needs.

  • Create wireframes on paper and digitally in the design tool Figma.

  • Build paper prototypes to create interactive designs.

  • Design low-fidelity prototypes in Figma.

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: Wireframe
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)
Category: UX Research

Conduct UX Research and Test Early Concepts

Course 420 hours4.8 (4,975 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Plan and conduct moderated and unmoderated usability studies.

  • Synthesize observations from usability studies and come up with insights.

  • Share research methodology and insights using persuasive presentation skills.

  • Modify low-fidelity designs based on research insights.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Usability Testing
Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)

Create High-Fidelity Designs and Prototypes in Figma

Course 529 hours4.8 (3,833 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Build mockups and high-fidelity prototypes in the design tool Figma.

  • Define and apply common visual design elements and principles.

  • Demonstrate how design systems can be used to organize, standardize, and enhance designs.

  • Understand the role of design critique sessions and feedback while iterating on designs.

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: Wireframe
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)
Category: UX Research

Build Dynamic User Interfaces (UI) for Websites

Course 622 hours4.8 (3,083 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply each step of the UX design thinking framework (empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test) to create a dynamic website.

  • Plan information architecture and sitemaps for website designs.

  • Apply common layouts for web pages.

  • Complete a design project and include it in your professional UX portfolio.

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: mockup
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)
Category: Figma

Design a User Experience for Social Good & Prepare for Jobs

Course 724 hours4.8 (3,326 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Apply each step of the UX design thinking framework (empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test) to create a project focused on social good.

  • Build wireframes, mockups, and low-fidelity and high-fidelity prototypes for a dedicated mobile app and a responsive website.

  • Prepare to successfully interview for an entry-level UX design job.

  • Determine if freelance design work is a good career fit.

Skills you'll gain

Category: User Experience (UX)
Category: Prototype
Category: Wireframe
Category: User Experience Design (UXD)
Category: UX Research

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