The MA program provides professional study within focused fields of physical design.In addition to classroom and collaborative coursework, each student develops a professional portfolio that will be used to launch a career in Industrial Design.Students are expected to achieve expertise in problem-solving processes.
Graduate studies courses hone the graduate student's mastery of industrial design research, materials and processes, developmental drawing, 3D model-making, and construction practices.
Graduate students will work on independent and group projects under technical and creative guidance of our prestigious faculty of professional industrial designers.
Our studio courses develop the student's mastery of industrial design skill sets for accurate communication of visual ideas.
At their Midpoint Review, prior to the final year of study, students will propose a project for their thesis to a review committee.
The art of industrial design sits at the intersection of culture, technology, and business.
If you’re fascinated by the creative and intellectual challenges facing the physical design industry, join us in creating the future.
Students in the Master of Fine Arts program in Industrial Design will achieve expert skills in industrial design research, digital technology, and problem solving.
The program emphasizes the identification and resolution of social, economic, and technical design problems.
Candidates without an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design are advised to complete an additional 17 credits to develop fundamental design thinking and visualization skills.
The Director of the Industrial Design program and the faculty will advise and approve appropriate courses including undergraduate Industrial Design studios.