User Experience (UX) Design

Registration can be completed by calling 403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655

Students must register in all four courses in the User Experience (UX) Design Extension Certificate.



403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655

Use design thinking to bring real-world user experience (UX) solutions to life with our User Experience Design Certificate, offered in partnership with York University’s School of Continuing Studies. Invest in your career — UX design is one of the top five technical skills employers are looking for. UX is so key to the success of a product that nine out of 10 managers in the UX field say hiring User Experience Designers is a top priority.

Design thinking is critical to ensure innovations in technology continue to put people first, and that products offer the type of user experience that affect real change in the world around us. This four-course certificate, developed and taught by leaders in the field, focuses on the core job skills top employers demand when hiring UX Designers.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of design thinking as it relates to UX by diving into real-world projects. Gain core job skills employers are looking for, including logical problem solving, research skills and active communication. You’ll also build meaningful relationships with your peers over the course of the program, enhancing your learning.


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Program Details

Format: Fully online until further notice

Duration: Complete 4 required courses (144 hours). This program can be completed in 8 months.

Materials: Approximately $100 per course


  • create a portfolio of work that effectively applies UX best practices and processes to meet business needs across multiple industries and product types
  • learn where and when works best for you via online learning
  • participate in formalized learning that sets your resume apart from the field


Students must register in all four courses in the User Experience (UX) Design Certificate. Registration can be completed by calling 403.440.3833 or 1.877.287.8001.

Blackboard & MyMru Email - Course Communication & Information

MRU uses Blackboard for the User Experience (UX) Design program, to distribute instructions, course announcements, program & course information, textbook info etc. Students should log into Blackboard upon registration, to access important information and instructions in preparation for their courses. You will be required to first activate your to access Blackboard and your MyMRU student email.

Students are required to use their Mount Royal University student email account for course correspondence with program staff.