Certificate in Design Thinking

From Fortune 100 to entrepreneurial start-ups, design thinking methods and design sprints are used by companies competing in fast-moving environments who are facing transformation in their industry, looking to build a culture of innovation, manage change, align teams, and differentiate their brand. Design thinking processes are adaptable to any business environment and are highly effective for companies seeking a consistent approach to problem-solving, service and product development that is efficient, innovative and reduces risks through rapid prototyping and testing.

Learn more about design thinking at Wichita State University on the Design Thinking for Innovation website1.

Program Requirements

An overall grade point average of at least 2.000 for all courses comprising the certificate program, and no grade below C, is required to earn the certificate.

Course Title Hours
Required Courses
ID 300Design Thinking & Innovation3
ID 508Design Sprints2
ID 514Design Thinking Challenges3
Elective Courses
Choose one of the following courses2-3
Agile Product Management
Design Thinking
Service Design Thinking
Total Credit Hours10-11