HCI/d M.S. Requirements

The Master of Science in HCI (design emphasis) is an intensive, two-year program that teaches students to shape new media, interactive tools, artifacts, and systems in ways that enhance usability, augment learning, facilitate communication, and enrich the lives of the people using them. The program culminates in a two-semester capstone project.

There are three main career goal themes in the program:

  1. Interaction Design: For students who want to professionally design interfaces, interactive applications, social networking sites, and digital products
  2. Strategic Design Planning: For students who want to start their own design consultancies, or who want to achieve executive level positions and influence in design firms or otherfirms that make use of digital technologies, or who want to pioneer systemic design innovations for social good
  3. Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity: For students who are considering a career in scholarship, as a professor or researcher

For the most up-to-date information about the program structure, course descriptions, sample curriculum:

Download the M.S. in HCI/d Handbook (PDF)

M.S. Handbook: Fall 2018, Fall 2017

HCI/d Core Faculty

Jeffrey Bardzell - Director
Shaowen Bardzell
Eli Blevis
Travis Brown
Hamid Ekbia
Martin Siegel
Erik Stolterman Bergqvist
Norman Makoto Su