Developing leaders, driving innovation, and discovering the future.

The M.A. in Design with a focus in Interaction Design, offered through UNT's College Visual Arts and Design, is the only one of its kind in the North Texas region. With this degree, you can launch and sustain a career in one of the hottest new professional disciplines, in one of the Top 20 most lucrative job markets in North America.

Whether you are looking to pivot your career, mature your organization, or define a product idea, the Master's in Design with a focus in Interaction Design program can help you discover and achieve your goals. The curriculum offers:

  • Flexible evening and weekend courses
  • Interaction with industry experts
  • Multidisciplinary classroom experiences
  • Real-world, hands-on projects

This program offers courses for full- and part-time students. Students can complete a master's in under 16 months, receive a minor, or take individual courses to augment a graduate degree in a related field.

What to expect

The degree is designed to help you gain the skills, methods, and experiences needed to define meaningful and successful human-centered products. Everything from mobile devices to large-scale computing networks often need to be re-imagined and redesigned to improve performance, engagement and usability.

The curriculum is cross-disciplinary and challenges you to leverage connections between design, the social sciences, marketing and logistics, and the computing sciences.

A minimum of three, three-semester-credit-hour (SCH) courses should be taken in UNT disciplines outside of the design department. Electives may include but are not limited to anthropology, computer science, digital retailing and journalism, information technology and decision science, marketing and logistics and technical communications.

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