Google User Experience (UX) Design Professional Certificate

Free Online Training

This is your path to a career in UX design. In this program, you’ll learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than 6 months – AND AT NO COST TO YOU! No degree or experience required.

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Google Career Certificates provide people with access to in-demand jobs through rapid reskilling without the need for a college degree or prior experience in the fields of IT support, data analytics, project management, and user experience (UX) design.

These certificates were developed and taught by Google employees, and are hands-on, practical, and rigorous. This course leads to a Google certification.

By averaging 10 hours per week, you can complete this certificate in 6 months or less.

Build Job-ready Skills by Learning From the Best

Get started in the in-demand field of user experience (UX) design with a Professional Certificate from Google. Learn UX foundations and gain experience with the design process, including how to build wireframes and prototypes and conduct user research to test your designs.

What you will learn

  • Follow the design process: empathize with users, define pain points, ideate solutions, create wireframes and prototypes, test and iterate on designs
  • Understand the basics of UX research, like planning research studies, conducting interviews and usability studies, and synthesizing research results
  • Apply foundational UX concepts, like user-centered design, accessibility, and equity-focused design
  • Create a professional UX portfolio that includes 3 end-to-end projects: a mobile app, a responsive website, and a cross-platform experience

Common job titles: User Experience (UX) designer, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Visual Designer, Product Designer

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For questions or for help registering, contact Cheryl Bell at or 615-230-4798.

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The Field of User Experience Design

Prepare for a career in the high-growth field of UX design, no experience or degree is required. With professional training designed by Google, get on the fast-track to a competitively paid job. U.S. Burning Glass Labor Insight Report (4/01/2021-3/31/2022) shows there are currently 99,000 U.S. job openings in UX design with a median entry-level salary of $92,000.

User experience (UX) designers focus on the interaction that users have with products, like websites, apps, and physical objects. They make those everyday interactions useful, enjoyable, and accessible.

Over 7 courses, gain in-demand skills that will prepare you for an entry-level job.

You will create designs on paper and in digital design tools like Figma and Adobe XD. By the end of the certificate program, you will have a professional UX portfolio that includes three end-to-end projects, so that you’re ready to apply for jobs. Upon completion, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 150 U.S. employers, including Walmart, Best Buy, and Astreya.

75% of Google Career Certificate Graduates in the United States report an improvement in their career trajectory (e.g. new job or career, promotion or raise) within 6 months of certificate completion [Based on program graduate survey responses, Coursera, United States 2021]

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For questions or for help registering, contact Cheryl Bell at or 615-230-4798.