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User Experience and Usability Graduate Certificate

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes
Degree Dependent: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description:
User Experience and Usability (UXU) graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program. The UXU certificate program prepares students as significant professional contributors within design and development technology environments. This certificate would leverage currently available courses, resources and experienced faculty by channeling those assets into a meaningful program that a broad range of students and employers would find both desirable and valuable.

Certificate graduates would have competitive advantage to market themselves as prepared practicing professionals in the User Experience and Usability arena. Using Bloom’s taxonomy structure, the following is the clear statement of certificate educational objectives:

  • Analyze and develop strategies to support efficient user performance with effective tools and systems (Analysis/Create);
  • Create cultural sensitivity and inclusive conditions for data collection (Analysis/Create);
  • Design data instruments and implement data collection with tools (e.g. computer screen recording software, eye trackers, etc.) (Create/Apply);
  • Recommend and implement UX tools and methodologies to support objectives (Evaluate/Apply);
  • Organize and manage UX related projects (Create/Apply).

Certificate web site:

For information about certificate, contact:
Joi Moore, Ph.D., Program Director, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies

Email:  Phone:  (573) 884-2797
Address:  303 Townsend Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Graduate Certificate in User Experience and Usability
Program Length12 months
Program Costs
  • $4,632 for in-state tuition
  • $8,050 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $53.00 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
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