User Experience Design Immersive: Boston
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With 9,000+ hires, we’ve placed more grads in high-growth, high-pay tech careers than any other program in the world.
Essential Industry Skills
Design digital products that solve user problems and serve client needs. Leverage foundational tools and techniques like user research, prototyping, testing, and more. Dive into human-computer interaction, information architecture, usability, and product management.
Engage in real client work, collaborating with web designers, stakeholders, and developers to execute the UX design process from start to finish.
$0 Upfront Tuition Options
Fund your future via income share agreements, scholarships, payment plans, and loans. Options start at $0 upfront, where available.
Dedicated Job Support at Every Step
Develop a winning UX design portfolio, effective design interview tactics, and more with your personal career coach.
19K+ Employer Network
Don’t settle. Our global community of hiring partners includes the best companies across a range of leading industries.
Made With — and For — Employers
We work with our vast global network of partners to ensure our continually updated curriculum meets today’s job demands.
Launched a UX career after graduation and gained a 40% salary increase.
Emily Rowley, GA Seattle
“I knew I had to make a shift into a higher paid, more marketable career and I had to do it quickly. I saw about a 40% increase in salary [since taking this course], with a much higher possibility for upward movement than my previous career.”
Bringing the World of UX Into the Classroom
Expert-Led Instruction That Gets You Job-Ready
Become a true practitioner of UX design. Gain fluency in the field and collaborate with leading professionals through lectures, research exercises, and real-world client projects.
Exclusive Access to Leaders in Design
Our program offers countless opportunities to learn and engage with UX designers and technologists through guest speakers, alumni gatherings, and topical community events.
Gain a Valuable Professional Network
Transform and grow your career alongside classmates (and potential collaborators). The GA community is a priceless resource — just ask our alumni.
Inside the Award-Winning Curriculum
A Well-Rounded Design Foundation
Dive into the core principles of effective human-centered design. Through real-world project work, you’ll apply essential tactics like wireframing, low- and high-fidelity prototyping, usability testing, and user interface design to build a portfolio of intuitive digital products.
Open Doors to Coveted Career Paths
Get hands-on experience in versatile design and research skills, including competitive analysis, persona-crafting, and contextual inquiry. Graduate ready to take on roles that power innovation in UX/UI design and research, service design, product design, visual design, and more.
Beyond Technical Fluency
Foundational design knowledge is essential in the field, but collaborative prowess will set you apart from the competition. Turn empathy into a discipline, sharpening your interpersonal and communication skills to partner with web development teams and business stakeholders and successfully execute cross-functional UX/UI initiatives.
Solve challenges UX design professionals face as you work individually and in teams with actual clients or Software Engineering Immersive students at GA.
Individualized Instructor Support
Get guidance, feedback, and more during frequent one-on-one check-ins.
Global Network of 70,735 Alumni
Connect, collaborate, and work with a diverse group of peers, experts, and leaders around the world.
Diversity and Digital Sourcing Lead, Early Professional Hiring, at IBM
“In the dynamic and fast-paced world of corporate design, new employees need to be ready for anything. IBM has found that GA produces students ready for these challenges and thus we are proud to partner with them to put their graduates to work.”
Graduate With a Professional Portfolio: Sample Projects
International Monetary Fund
The Bacon Dilemma
Our experts represent the brightest user experience talent from companies like Apple, Google, and Airbnb.
They bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.
One-on-One Career Coaching and the Largest Hiring Network
Strategy and Accountability
Our coaches work with you to tell the story of your professional background and individualize your path to a new career. Set goals and stay on track and motivated from the first day of class!
Go in Prepared
Sharpen your ability to master design challenges, communicate your ideas, build a personal brand, showcase real-world client work, and more.
Exclusive Networking Opportunities
Learn networking nuances, connect with hiring managers at exclusive GA-hosted events, and prepare to shine with mock interviews.
Measuring Student Outcomes
Our personalized career support is evident in our results. GA’s outcomes report features demographics and job placement rates for our Immersive students worldwide.
Student Success at Scale
Our latest report captures the outcomes of 5,688 students across 14 campuses. 91.9% of full-time GA Immersive graduates who complete our Career Services program got a job in their field of study within 180 days of graduation.*
A Rigorous Reporting Methodology
Created in partnership with a Big Four accounting firm using American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) criteria, our framework is rigorous in its methodology.
Our Commitment to Transparency
As the only “bootcamp” report verified by a Big Four accounting firm, our detailed outcomes data helps you make informed decisions about educational investments.
*2016-2017 Student Outcomes Report, Student Outcomes for General Assembly’s Full-Time Programs Ending Between July 1, 2016, and December 31, 2017.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why is this course relevant today?
The demand for user experience acumen is skyrocketing, with job boards advertising for everything from UX/UI designers, to researchers, to information architects — and the versatility of this skill set doesn’t stop there. Now more than ever, organizations are recognizing the value of user-centered design, applying its paradigm everywhere from human resources to C-suite leadership strategy. UX design knowledge paves the way not only for immediate success on the job market but also long-term career gains.
What practical skill sets can I expect to have after completing this course?
By the end of our User Experience Design Immersive, you will be able to:
Implement user research tactics to gain a deeper understanding of what users want and need.
Pinpoint the best ways to organize information on a given site or app.
Design a digital product that behaves intuitively and brings joy and function to users.
Utilize visual design in order to create digital products that are both beautiful and easily learned.
Explain your process through sketches, wireframes, and presentations.
Collaborate with web development and design teams to see projects through from start to finish.
What kind of community will I find in this course?
Our User Experience Design Immersive attracts eager learners who are as passionate about growing and launching a new career as you are. Their backgrounds span professions in design, web development, data science, and many other fields. The General Assembly experience can create lasting friendships, collaborations, and professional opportunities that will support you throughout a lifetime of discovery.
What does my tuition cover?
Expert-led instruction in user experience skills, methods, and best practices.
Design interview prep, including resume reviews, mock interviews, and whiteboarding practice.
Dedicated career services to help you navigate your personal job search experience, from design challenges, to salary negotiation, and more.
Access ongoing networking opportunities to connect with experts, employers, and potential collaborators around the world.
What are my financing options for an Immersive course?
Focus on what counts — your education. Financial hurdles shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals. Pay tuition back in manageable monthly installments after you land a job with the Catalyst program, our income share agreement, available in select markets. In addition, we offer payment plans and different financing options from our partners at Climb and Meritize. G.I. Bill® tuition reimbursement is available in select cities, as well as social impact scholarships for eligible students facing barriers to enrollment.