UCF UX/UI Boot Camp

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Classes begin quarterly

Learn UX/UI in 24 Weeks

In today’s technology-driven world, phrases like “responsive design” and “user-friendly interface” have become increasingly important across industries. It’s no surprise that User Experience Researcher and UI Designer are among the top 100 best jobs in America with a projected growth rate of 19% and 27% respectively.*

Now more than ever, companies need innovative thinkers with the ability to transform their businesses through optimized interfaces and seamless user experiences.

*http://money.cnn.com/gallery/pf/2017/01/05/best-jobs-2017/

  • Get hands-on training and instruction in high-demand UX/UI design methodology, user-centric design research, design thinking, visual prototyping and wireframing, interface design, storyboarding, visual design theory, web prototyping with HTML5 and CSS, interaction design with JavaScript and jQuery, and more.*
  • Maintain your work or college schedule by studying part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening hours.
  • Apply what you’ve learned toward building a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from AI sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
  • Tap into our wide range of career-planning services to help you succeed in the field.

What Students Receive

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  • Through immersive instruction and complex projects, students learn both the theory and tools used by modern designers, employing user-centered design and creative tools to build compelling designs and user experiences.
  • Individuals gain access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Students are equipped with the technical skills needed to be competitive in the fields of user experience research and user interface design.
  • Those working to change career paths receive extensive career-planning assistance, including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
  • Students will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.
  • Students will receive a certificate from UCF Division of Continuing Education, showcasing their accomplishments to future employers.

Dynamic Curriculum

Through this engaging, part-time program, students develop the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry-shaping creative professionals. The curriculum covers*:

User-Centric Design Research:

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Practices
  • Information Architecture and Flow
  • User Need Identification
  • User Experience Interviewing
  • Persona Creation
  • Insight Synthesis

Visual Prototyping and Wireframing:

  • Adobe XD
  • Figma
  • InVision
  • Google Slides
  • Storyboarding
  • Decision Mapping
  • Decision Flow Diagrams

User Interface Development:

  • Atomic Design
  • UI Grids and Composition
  • Color Theory
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Typography
  • Interaction Design and Iconography

Web Prototyping:

  • HTML/CSS
  • GitHub
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery

*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

About the Boot Camp

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across Florida and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit Certificate of Completion by UCF Division of Continuing Education.

Frequently Asked Questions

UCF UX/UI Boot Camp is being held via our tried and tested virtual classroom experience. Call us at (407) 454-9823 for more information on how to apply, or visit our Online Experience page to learn more.

While some background in UX/UI is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn.

No, applicants do not need to be University of Central Florida students. UCF UX/UI Boot Camp is offered through the UCF Continuing Education in partnership with edX.

Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week program
  • Classes held 3 weekday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Currently Enrolling:

» Coding Boot Camp:

Full-Time 9/16/24
Part-Time 7/8/24

» Data Boot Camp:

Part-Time 7/15/24

» Digital Marketing Boot Camp:

Part-Time 7/1/24

» UX/UI Boot Camp:

Part-Time 7/1/24


Ready to learn more about the UCF UX/UI Boot Camp? Contact an admissions advisor at (407) 454-9823 or fill out the form below.


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