Course Description

User Experience (UX) Design encompasses many types of interactions between individuals and organizations. Engaging user experience is critical to a company’s success, and UX designers play integral roles in crafting dynamic interactions. SMU’s UX Design Bootcamp will give you the foundation to understand the basic principles and to practice the fundamental skills to succeed in this innovative field. Learn tools and techniques to apply UX design to services and products in a variety of industries and professional settings.

Facilitated by nationally-recognized expert instructors, interactive workshops and classes will equip you with hands-on experience and professional insights to accelerate your career development. With leading industry professionals as your guides, explore proven strategies and practical tips to navigate the rapidly-changing world of UX design.

Course Outline

The UX Design Bootcamp includes 4 courses and workshops: 

  • Introduction to User Experience 
  • User Experience Design Strategy
  • Hands-On Design Thinking Workshop (fall 2020)
  • One elective course from available options (indicate your preferred selection on your application)

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the bootcamp, you’ll earn a digital badge in UX Design from SMU Professional and Online (SMU PRO).

Interested in obtaining a certificate? Continue with additional classes in the UX Bootcamp 2 to complete the comprehensive curriculum requirements for the full certificate program.


Courses and workshops will be facilitated in live, interactive online sessions using tools like Zoom and Canvas to support effective, engaging collaborative learning.

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