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UI/UX Design

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Interactive UX/UI Design at Tulane SoPA will provide you with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. You can expect to find careers in user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design, web design, app design, social media design, and so much more! The field of interactive design is expected to grow almost 26 percent over the next 10 years, and CNN Money estimates that employment for UX/UI designers will grow 18 percent by 2024.

B.A. Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Design with an Interactive UX/UI Concentration prepares students for a deep dive into creative thinking, conceptual development and portfolio creation. We welcome students coming directly from high school or adult learners who may be looking for a career change or to complete their undergraduate degree for the first time.

42 major hours
18 elective hours
60 general requirements

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement Awards the B.A. in Digital Design following the completion of 120 credits, which includes 42 credits in the major. All students in the digital design major take core courses in design foundations and then declare a career track to specialize in either Graphic Design or Interactive UX/UI Design.

Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, students will be required to have a personal laptop or desktop computer to be successful in their courses and the program.

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Post-Baccalaureate Requirements

The Digital Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) is designed for individuals who have already earned a Bachelor's degree. The PBCs in Digital Design align with the two tracks within the Digital Design major: Graphic Design or Interactive UX/UI Design. These certificates are comprised of all of the coursework required for an undergraduate major, without required courses in other subjects.

30 hours

The Interactive UX/UI Design PBC provides students with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. The minor consists of 30 credit hours, which offer students a foundation in digital design and introduction to interactive design.

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Careers in Interactive UI/UX Design

The Interactive UI/UX Design program provides students with the skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving field of interactive design. Students can expect to create a portfolio consisting of projects aligned with workforce demand. Related jobs in these fields include:

User Experience Designer
User Interface Designer
Front-End App Designer
Front-End Website Designer
Interaction Designer
Motion Designer


AJ Durand

As a daytime yoga teacher and nightlife entertainer for the last 15 years, AJ identifies as an "Experience Engineer." At the age of 37, he hung up his yoga mat and came to SoPA for a B.A. in Interactive Design. He's now the Associate Media Content Developer for the Learning Design & Development Team and hosts a digital network, Ephemeral Experiences, where he leads courses in self-success and spiritual creativity for the LGBTQIA+ Community.

AJ Durand - Tulane School of Professional Advancement
Megan Calvin

Megan Calvin

Megan double majored in Interactive UX/UI Design and Business at Tulane and now works at IBM Garage, in NYC, providing technology solutions for the business giant’s incubator clients.

“As a UX designer for IBM Garage, I am working directly with developers and architects, leading design thinking workshops with clients, creating ‘wireframes’ and prototypes, user testing, and iterating on these designs to deliver products that meet our clients’ needs,” Calvin said.

Our diverse faculty—comprised of award-winning industry professionals and experts working in the fields of advertising, digital marketing, graphic design, interactive design and public relations—provide students with workforce-aligned curriculum. Our faculty ensure that students are taught the most up-to-date expertise and skills required of their respective industries today.