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Online UX Design Courses for Beginners and Professionals

Learn the entire spectrum of UX design from 30 beginner to advanced courses. Get taught by industry experts and gain recognized certificates to advance your career.

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How it works

  1. Take lessons by industry experts

    Lessons are self-paced so you’ll never be late for class or miss a deadline.

  2. Get a Course Certificate

    Your answers are graded by experts, not machines. Get an industry-recognized Course Certificate to prove your skills.

  3. Advance your career

    Use your new skills in your existing job or to get a new job in UX design. Tap into our community to help you.

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These industry leaders train their teams in UX design with IDF’s Company Membership.

IBM, HP, Adobe, GE, Accenture, Allianz, Phillips, Deezer, Capgemin, Mcafee, SAP, Telenor, Cigna, British Parliment, State of New York

Gain Industry-recognized UX Certificates

Use your certificates to make a life-changing shift into UX or stay ahead in your UX career. Salaries are among the highest in the world.

76,031 members (and counting) have advanced their careers with the IDF. See reasons to join.

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How Our Courses Help You

UX Design is a Booming Industry

Job opportunities are increasing for UX Designers like never before (an estimated 13% increase from 2010 through 2020), and UX Designer salaries are soaring—upwards of $110K in cities like San Francisco and New York.

Job Opportunities
Job Opportunities
UX Designer Pay
UX Designer Pay

Universities That Use Our Educational Material

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Imperial College London
Stanford University
Indiana University

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Pay a $16 flat fee a month (4 cups of coffee), and take all the UX courses you want. That’s because we’re a nonprofit with a mission to lower the cost of design education.

User Experience Design
Design Thinking
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User Research
UI Design
UX Management
Emotional Design
Mobile UX Design
Interaction Design
Gestalt Psychology
Information Visualization

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