This program has suspended admissions effective Fall 2020 including online.
The Graduate Certificate in Design for Usability introduces students to the methods of user-centered design and usability engineering tools that can be used to assess and assure usability throughout a product, service or system development cycle. Students in the certificate program learn how to design products that are both ergonomically sound and user-friendly, how to plan and conduct usability tests, analyze related data, and how to use the results to improve the design of a product, service or system.
Please note: Design for Usability Graduate Certificate may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.
International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit http://global.ucf.edu/. If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at 407-823-2337.
UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.
For the Design for Usability certificate, students complete four required courses, for a total of 12 credit hours.
Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition, applicants to this certificate must provide:
Applications are accepted for the fall and spring terms only.
Mansooreh Mollaghasemi PhD
Engineering 2, Room 312
Ashley Rivera Mercado
Millican Hall 230
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112
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