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Note: For information on this program after Spring 2024, please see the User Experience and Interaction Design, MA.
The Master of Arts in Interaction Design program provides a technically and creatively challenging environment intersecting art, design, and emerging technologies. Leadership, interaction design theory, and development are at the core of this degree. Graduates complete the program with a portfolio showcasing how they problem solve with critical thinking and design.
As a result of successfully completing program requirements, students should be able to:
apply participant-centered design theory using industry-standard research methodologies, analyzing data, and creating successful user experiences (UX) and user interfaces (UI);
utilize problem solving and critical thinking skills to develop successful solutions to complex problems;
create work using industry-standard development technologies appropriate to one of the degree concentration areas; and
demonstrate professional quality project and documentation using effective verbal and written communication skills.