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University of Utah Professional Education

UX/UI Boot Camp

Become a
UX/UI Professional
in 24 Weeks

To speak with an admissions advisor,
call (801) 895-2166
Why Learn UX/UI at the University of Utah?
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Get hands-on training in 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, three days a week through our dynamic virtual classroom experience.
Through immersive classes and a dynamic curriculum, you’ll develop the fundamental skills to graduate from the program ready to use your knowledge in the workforce.
Apply what you’ve learned toward building a comprehensive portfolio of projects ranging from sketches to mobile-responsive web layouts.
Benefit from a wide range of career services to help equip you for success as you work to change career paths or advance in your current position.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
What You Will Receive

  • 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.
  • You will be equipped with the technical skills you need to be competitive in the fields of user experience research and user interface design, and will learn skills needed for effective product management and collaboration with front-end web development teams.
  • You will gain access to a tutor network, allowing you to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, interview preparation, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.
  • You will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What Graduates Earn

  • You will benefit from Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final projects.
  • You will receive continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-program completion.
  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Utah Continuing Education Community Engagement
  • You will complete the program with the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry-shaping creative professionals.
  • By the end of the program, you’ll have an impressive professional portfolio of projects that demonstrate your knowledge and mastery of the skills learned.

About the University of Utah
The U Builds UX/UI Professionals
We provide professional training, certification and consulting services to our clients. We have established academies, through which client companies can build the knowledge, skills and resumes of their people. Within these academies, we provide progressive certificates that are tied to internationally-recognized credentialing programs. We also provide continuing education and professional development units to class participants. Finally, we have over 100 instructors who are working professionals and consultants—proven experts in their occupations. Through these experts, we provide market research, consulting services, and customized training to client companies that want to grow and improve processes.


This non-credit program is offered in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, LLC, a 2U, Inc. brand (TES). The online application process is handled by TES and applicants should expect a call or other communication from one of TES’ admissions advisors. If you have any questions, you may call TES at 801-895-2166 or University of Utah Professional Education at 801-587-0139.

This program is offered through the University of Utah Professional Education in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have graduated from Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins Soon
  • Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying in the University of Utah UX/UI Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change paths.

How long does it take to complete the program?

  • The program is part-time. Students can complete it in under six months (24 weeks).

Do you provide career planning support?

  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching as well as resume and portfolio support, interview preparation, and experiential learning opportunities.

Do I need to have previous experience in programming or UX/UI before applying?

  • No experience is required.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Salt Lake City or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals and students to study UX/UI without leaving their current job.
  • We put the student experience first, using robust analytics to track the academic journey and ensure that we provide top-quality learning.
  • You will benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare you for success as you work to advance or change careers.
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