Usability, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Usability is a practical, in-demand, career-focused graduate certificate. The certificate stresses both a broad, theory-based introduction to the field, as well as the ability to choose from focused electives, with an emphasis on practical assignments. This certificate highlights the key skills and tools used by usability generalists, working in a broad variety of fields.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

TCC 6120Usability and User Experience4
or DGM 6168 Usability and Human Interaction
TCC 6110Information Architecture4


Complete 16 quarter hours.

Usable Design for Mobile Digital Media
Research Methods for Global User Experiences
Information Design for the Web
Web Accessibility for Technical Communicators
Usability Testing for Technical Communicators
Collecting User Data
Content Strategy

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

24 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required