Art & Design

Design for User Experience Online

Bachelor of Science (BS), online undergraduate program

Discover the human side of digital design.

You can create integrated design solutions and get hands-on experience with the online BS in Design for User Experience from Lesley University. Learn to solve real problems for real people and make designs that inspire and influence the world. Develop the critical thinking and conceptual skills you need to design intuitive experiences across an ecosystem of products, services, and systems. Take what you learn and use it to make your mark in the design world.

Our program has a strong foundation in graphic design principles and teaches you to understand the human experience at the center of the design process. With a curriculum featuring an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to problem-solving, this degree prepares you to apply and implement all aspects of the UX design process, from wire-framing to user testing and concept delivery. You’ll learn to research, conceptualize, design, and prototype user interfaces and experiences for digital interactions.

Hone your skills in core interface design fundamentals for websites, mobile devices, information kiosks, and product interfaces. The coursework you complete through Lesley’s user experience program arms you with real-world skills you can use on the job. You’ll graduate with a comprehensive portfolio of work displaying visual and interactive design know-how. Whether you want to join a team or launch your own startup, this program can help you get there.

At this time, residents of Georgia, Kentucky, and Oregon are not eligible to enroll in this online program. All others may apply. Anyone may apply to our traditional on-campus programs.

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Program Structure

Online Program

120 Credits
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Design for User Experience
Rafael Rodrigues ’16
Rafael Rodrigues is a Design graduate from the College of Art and Design and has been working extensively in the User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) industry in the Boston area for several years. His professional experience has spanned print and web design, and most recently software design. Rafael works at GrabCAD based here in Cambridge, and also the United Kingdom and Estonia.
The app that changes how people interact with the world. Design it.
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Program Cost Description
Approximate cost for 30 credits in this online undergraduate program.
Design for User Experience Online
  • Tuition
    $420/credit x 30
    $12,600
  • Fees
    Technology Fee
    $300
    Registration Fee
    $200
    Degree Completion Fee
    $75
  • Total
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Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

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Approximate cost for 30 credits in this online undergraduate program. Tuition and fees are for the 2017–2018 academic year.
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