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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. Enroll today and get access to Google AI Essentials at no cost. Offer ends 8/5*

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6 months
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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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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

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  • Interview prep

    Practice your skills with interactive tools and mock interviews

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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. *Claim this limited-time offer by August 5, 11:59 PM PT. Valid for new Google Professional Certificate purchase only, limited to one per person. Offer only valid on English and Spanish certificate versions. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coursera reserves the right to modify or cancel the promotion at any time. Free enrollment into Google AI Essentials triggered upon purchase of Google Professional Certificate subscription. Access to Google AI Essentials is 180 days from purchase date of Google Professional Certificate. Coursera reserves the right to revoke Google AI Essentials access if the learner does not pay for Google Professional Certificate. Offer value may differ based on location. Terms for promotional offers apply.

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Professional Certificate - 7 course series

Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design

Course 119 hours4.8 (65,105 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 (14,727 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 (8,422 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 (5,110 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 (3,951 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 (3,187 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 726 hours4.8 (3,473 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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When you complete this Professional Certificate, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in one of the following online degree programs.¹

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This Professional Certificate has ACE® recommendation. It is eligible for college credit at participating U.S. colleges and universities. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution.

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