UX Design Certificate Program

An 8-Week Career Accelerator for Creative Professionals

FIT's User Experience Design Certificate Program is tailored for creative professionals such as graphic designers and web designers who are looking to advance their career in the exciting field of UX design. Our goal is to provide you with a well-rounded education in UX design that will foster career growth.

To enroll in this program, proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite as well as knowledge of design fundamentals such as typography and layout are required.

  • Dates:
    Monday, January 14 to Wednesday, March 13
  • Hours:
    Every Monday and Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. except Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents' Day
  • Tuition:

What You Will Learn

  • UX Working Environment, Workflow, and Research Methodologies
  • Design Thinking, Competitive Analysis, and User Interviews
  • Personas, Scenarios, Sitemaps, Wireframes, Task Flows, and User Journey
  • Prototypes and Usability Testing Methodologies
  • User Interface Design: Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to digital product design and management

Why FIT?

  • Classes taught by top industry experts
  • Program helps you prepare a high quality UX design portfolio
  • The focus is helping you transition into a UX design career
  • Team-teaching methodology maximizes your learn outcomes
  • Onsite workshop provides immersive learning experience at NYC design firms
  • Curriculum Designed by FIT's Creative Technology & Design Program
  • Certification from a world-renowned college

Meet Our Faculty

C.J. Yeh
Founder / Creative Director, Cynda Media Lab
Christie Shin
Partner / Design Director, Cynda Media Lab
Robbie Frank
UX Designer, Akkadian Labs
Maria Nicholas
Senior Manager of UX Strategy and Research, Skillsoft
Nate Mueller
Principal, Studio Mercury

Center for Continuing and Professional Studies (CCPS)

FIT's CCPS offers credit and non-credit courses in fashion, business, design, computer technology, and marketing, as well as a range of certificate programs to help you enter and advance in the fashion and related industries. With short seminars, multi-session courses, and flexible schedules, you can learn at a time and pace you can manage and afford.

Creative Technology & Design (CT&D)

The CT&D program area was founded with a mission to elevate students’ understanding of advanced design concepts as well as their command of cutting-edge technology, CT&D at FIT provides a flexible curriculum and an empowering transdisciplinary learning environment. Our pedagogical goal is to nurture the next generation of creative technologists who will design digital products, platforms, and creative solutions that improve people’s lives.

CT&D Advisory Board

  • C.J. Yeh, Program Director, Founder / Creative Director, Cynda Media Lab
  • Christie Shin, Program Coordinator, Partner / Design Director, Cynda Media Lab
  • Paul Kim, Vice President of Strategy, North America HQ at Samsung Electronics
  • Allison Ceraso, President, Chief Experience Officer, Havas Life New York
  • Marcin Ramocki, Chairman, MFA in Media Arts, New Jersey City University
  • Akiko Rokube, Experience Design Director, R/GA
  • Jennifer Bruno, Product Manager, Condé Nast
  • Yusuke Sawairi, Senior Digital Designer, Firefly Design + Communications Inc.
  • Ben Morejon, Associate Creative Director, 360i (alumni representative)
  • Emily Frost, Art Director, FCB Health (alumni representative)