Learn to Design for a Better Digital World

Columbia Engineering UX/UI Boot Camp |
Become an End-to-End UX/UI Professional
in 24 Weeks

  • Global Network: Access an exclusive network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • 360-Degree Mastery: Go beyond UX/UI with a holistic focus on design and front end web development.
  • Learner Success: Stay on track with personalized academic support.
  • Career Support: Leverage free professional resources throughout your career.

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Date:
March 13
Time to
Complete:
24 weeks, part-time
Live Online
Classes:
9 hours per week
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What Is UX/UI?
Great design goes beyond stunning aesthetics. Learn to harness cutting-edge tools to create effective user-centric experiences. While UX and UI go hand in hand, they are two distinct, related disciplines. At Columbia Engineering UX/UI Boot Camp, you’ll learn both in addition to web prototyping. Your learning will culminate in a portfolio that showcases in-demand skills — from storyboards and prototypes to interactive apps and responsive websites.
UX: The Functionality User experience (UX) design is focused on eliminating friction for the user of a product or service. UX includes: interaction design; information architecture; wireframing; product design; plus user research, testing, and data. UX designer was one of Glassdoor’s 50 Best Jobs in America for 2022.1 1Glassdoor UI: The Look User interface (UI) represents how users interact with and experience digital products and services. UI includes brand expression, visual communication, accessibility, graphic design, color, layout, and typography. Digital design jobs are expected to grow 13% between 2020 and 2030— 6% faster than the national average.2 2Bureau of Labor Statistics
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The Support You Need to Transform Your Career

UX/UI is essential in our increasingly digital world. At Columbia Engineering UX/UI Boot Camp, we’re committed to equipping you with the fundamental skills you need to make an impact, while providing unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.

  • Work with an enrollment advisor who will prepare you for your boot camp.
  • Access a 1-on-1 tutor if you get stuck.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, course assistants, peers, and former learners.
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Further Your Career

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you have learned to advance your career. We will help you build your portfolio, optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile, and prepare for interviews. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.

Our Boot Camp Learners Are in Demand
Our employer-competitive learners have received job offers from thousands of global organizations. As you take the next steps in your career, you’ll have access to job referrals from our network of 250+ partners.
Innovative Curriculum. In-Demand Skills.
In 24 weeks, Columbia Engineering UX/UI Boot Camp will prepare you to become an end-to-end UX/UI professional with the hard and soft skills needed to solve big design challenges. One-third of our curriculum is dedicated to front end web development, so you’ll be fluent in the medium you’ll be working with — even if you aren’t executing the programming. Our user-centric curriculum is delivered through live, online classes and high-quality coursework. Our instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 virtual guidance to learners throughout the boot camp.

Learn to understand the user journey through leading research techniques and methodologies.

  • What you will learn:
  • UX/design thinking
  • User-centered design research
  • Empathy and users
  • UX interviewing
  • Insight synthesis
  • Persona creation
  • Decision mapping
  • Prototyping
  • User testing

A deep dive into the necessary skills, technologies, and frameworks designers need to master in order to create functional and immersive applications.

  • What you will learn:
  • User interaction
  • User interface and affordance
  • InVision
  • Project management
  • User-centered design
  • Accessibility and usability
  • UI patterns and libraries
  • Atomic Design
  • Adobe XD and Figma

Learn the many other aspects of visual design that UX/UI developers rely on to build highly engaging user experiences.

  • What you will learn:
  • Typography
  • Heuristics, usability, and UI iterations
  • Continuity and branding in UX and UI
  • Iconography

Create live web applications as full-fledged prototypes and experiment with more complex user interactions.

  • What you will learn:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • GitHub
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery

Work in small groups to put into practice the software, skills, and techniques you’ve learned.

Now You’re Ready
By the time you’ve completed the boot camp, you will have mastered in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of relevant, real-world projects, and earned a valuable Award of Completion from Columbia Engineering.
Learn on Your Schedule
This is a part-time online boot camp designed for working professionals like you who want to learn UX/UI to start, advance, or excel in a design career.
Time to complete 24 weeks
Live classes 9 hrs/week
Homework and projects 20+ hrs/week
Class time 3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)
Invest in Your Career With

the Right Financial Options
UX/UI boot camp fee: $14,495
Interest-Free Payment Plan

Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments over the length of the boot camp with no interest.

24-month Interest-Free Payment Plan

Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Early Registration
Enroll by the early registration deadline and get $1,000 off your total fee when paid in full.
Alumni Scholarship

Alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

What Boot Camp Learners Are Saying
  • “Overall, I enjoyed my experience with the boot camp; it was a tremendous learning opportunity and a great way to get my foot in the door to a new career. I learned the necessary methodologies and tools that are needed in today's UX design industry.” Cristian P.
  • “The tools and support from Career Services [were] so helpful in my job search. They really gave me the tools to succeed.” Andrea N.
  • “Because of my boot camp education, I was able to build my confidence and start reaching out to potential employers to learn more about their industry. … I feel that I finally have found the perfect fit!” Tamara S.
A Powerful Educational Partnership

About Columbia Engineering


The mission of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science is to expand knowledge and advance technology through research, while educating learners to become leaders informed by an engineering foundation. Enriched with the intellectual resources of a global university in the City of New York, we push disciplinary frontiers, confront complex issues, and engineer innovative solutions to address the grand challenges of our time. We create a collaborative environment that embraces interdisciplinary thought, integrated entrepreneurship, cultural awareness, and social responsibility, and advances the translation of ideas into practical innovations.


This boot camp is offered through Columbia Engineering in partnership with edX.


About edX


edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.

The Next UX/UI Boot Camp Starts March 13.
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