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Rice University UX/UI Boot Camp

Become a UX/UI
Professional
in 24 Weeks

To speak with an admissions advisor,
call (713) 893-7791
Why Learn UX/UI at Rice University?
two mobile designs floating above a smartphone
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.*
Study part-time, three days a week, while maintaining your work schedule.
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 Graduates Receive

  • Graduates benefit from a Project Demo Day—quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase their final projects.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation.
  • Students earn a Certificate of Completion in UX/UI from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies showcasing their accomplishments to future employers.
  • Students graduate 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.

What You Will Learn

  • 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.
  • Students will be equipped with the technical skills they 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.
  • Students gain access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Students receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, interview preparation, one-on-one career coaching, soft- skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director who will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.
  • Students will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

About Rice University
Rice University is globally recognized for instilling in students the skills needed to compete in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Our programs focus on applicable, in-demand skills for individuals and corporations, designed with working professionals in mind.
Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is creating and delivering professional and executive education that tackles today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, one that also demands strategic, globally-minded leadership. These career-long professional learning programs target ambitious and emerging business leaders preparing them to have a dynamic impact on Houston and the world’s evolving knowledge economy. All of our classes provide the rigor, support and mentorship you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond.
This program is offered through Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, 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 completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins Soon
  • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at the UX/UI Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program is 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 Houston 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.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
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