Certificate Program

UX/UI Design Certificate

Students who successfully complete the certificate will be able to: Demonstrate a basic understanding of design methods and principles of interaction design; demonstrate the logical process of developing an interactive design based on user personas and scenarios; demonstrate a fundamental understanding of user experience and usability for interaction design concepts; Properly employ design thinking processes and UX/UI tools; hone the ability to accept, interpret and apply technical and creative direction; come to value the importance of project management, including meeting deadlines and objectives; and effectively communicate and persuasively present ideas to an interdisciplinary audience.

Required Classes – Online

GD 221 Introduction to Web Design

This course is an introduction to html and creating a website.
Credits: 1.5

GD 217 UX/UI Design

Fall 2022, Aug 22 – Dec 2 | Thursdays 6:30pm – 9pm
Introduces students to strategy, content development and design thinking for the Web. Students will learn current prototyping methods and programs for site development.
Credits: 1.5

GD 314 Web Design

Students will utilize UX/UI and prototyping skills to develop website(s) using current web authoring programs and tools.

GD 319 Advanced Web Design

Building upon UX/UI and web design fundamental techniques, students will learn to develop more sophisticated websites. Responsive design concepts will also be covered as students design their personal portfolio website.


$1,157 per credit hour
All classes in this certificate are 3 credits. A total of 9 credit hours are required. Credits to be billed per course.

How to Register

Enrolling in one of PCA&D’s Certificate Programs is simple. Confirm your intent to pursue one of our certificates by filling out an application.

If you have any questions regarding mapping out a plan, upcoming class schedules, or completing your certificate, please contact Bonnie Kern, our Admissions Transfer & Outreach Coordinator, at 717.396.7833 ext 1014 or email bkern@pcad.edu.

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