The CUA credential validates mastery of the basic principles of user-centered design. These core skills in designing for ease of use apply to websites, applications on devices, and various forms of mobility. Attaining this certification helps someone:
Get started in a UX career
Switch careers to the UX field
Build UX skills for a more robust career
CUAs serve in a variety of industries including financial services, insurance, telecommunications, medical, government, media, automotive, healthcare, travel, hospitality, energy, software, aerospace, and education.
According to HFI founder and CEO Eric Schaffer: “When we started the CUA certification program, I thought it would be important to the industry. I knew there would be a time when UX would be growing fast, and there would be a need to efficiently credential practitioners.
I wanted something that was not a test of participation in our training. Instead, I wanted a canonical view of UX capabilities. We built that program, and it has succeeded — as a benchmark in hiring and as a benchmark in promoting and forming UX teams. We are delighted to see it helping thousands of people move their careers ahead.”
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