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Design Ethnography Certificate

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    Online Certificate in Design Ethnography

    Complement your degree or advance your career with a flexible online certificate in Design Ethnography. Working with people to create better experiences.

Overview of the Online Design Ethnography Certificate

Boise State University offers a fully online certificate program to advance your education in ethnographic techniques and prepare you for emerging careers in user research, user experience (UX), service design, product design, branding, marketing, and organizational innovation.

The Design Ethnography Certificate in the College of Innovation and Design consists of 9, 1-credit courses, and a 3-credit capstone project. In preparation for the capstone project, you will engage in practical exercises in diverse forms of qualitative user research including interviews, contextual inquiry, and rapid ethnographic assessments.

For the capstone project, you will negotiate a research problem with real world stakeholders and then plan, conduct, and report findings, receiving feedback from industry experts. This program helps you build a social media profile and expand your professional network.

Combine the Design Ethnography Certificate with a wide variety of human-centered majors – from marketing to social work – to benefit from synergies, or take individual classes adding specific qualitative skills to your professional resume.


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