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100% Online Master of Science in User Experience Design

Advance Your Career in UX Design at Kent State University

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As the demand for user experience designers rises, our online Master of Science (MS) in User Experience Design (UXD) can provide you with a solid understanding of the usability, content strategy, information architecture and user research needed to help set yourself apart and advance your career in UX design.1

Our comprehensive program, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), prepares professional user experience designers to work in digitally driven agencies and businesses, learning how to apply a range of UX skills across various organizations in the industry.

1. Retrieved on July 29, 2019, from onwardsearch.com/career-center/ux-careers-guide/

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Accredited and affordable.

The HLC-accredited online Master’s of UXD program has one of the lowest tuitions nationally compared to similar programs!

Become an expert in UXD.

While bootcamps and certificates provide a general overview of miscellaneous UX skills, our online Master’s in UXD curriculum imparts relevant knowledge and technical and soft skill sets that complement your on-the-job experience and prepare you to leave the program as a UXD expert and leader.

Advance your career.

Develop your working portfolio to showcase your UXD experience and capabilities when speaking with hiring managers. Read how Brian Parsons, MS ’18, used his portfolio to help him land a job post-graduation.

“A bootcamp may teach surface-level skills, but it isn’t possible to attain the knowledge and craft you would get from a full-length program.” – Jessica Kainu ’17

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Why Choose Kent State’s Online MS in User Experience Design?

  • We are one of the only fully online Master’s in UX Design programs in the country, and we are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which ensures the university meets or exceeds set standards of educational quality.
  • Experience a flexible online program structure created to fit the lives of full-time working professionals, and graduate in as few as two years.
  • No GRE is required for admission.
  • Our tuition is affordable. Total tuition is $26,100 for Ohio residents and $26,460 for out-of-state residents, and it can be further reduced via financial aid options.
  • Join an extensive alumni network with connections to leading companies across the country.
  • Learn from professors who are UX leaders in national organizations, opening doors for you to employers in the industry.

See where your UX career can take you.

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