Healthcare, like many industries, offers considerable opportunities to improve lives directly through user-centered design. This online certificate focuses on the development of solutions built around users' needs and outcomes. It is ideal for practitioners working in healthcare settings who want systems-focused, design-driven tools for improving service delivery and developing entrepreneurial opportunities, and for creatives seeking new skills in user-based research, design, and innovation.
Timeline to Completion: Courses last five weeks. Most students take two courses per semester. The certificate must be completed in two years, but many students finish in three semesters or one year.
Enrollment Type: Noncredit
Number of Courses: 3 courses
Format: Online only
Course Sequence: Students are advised to take Design Thinking for Human-Centered Healthcare first and Designing Care Systems and Services last.