Masters Programs in Design Studies in USA 2020

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.Skilled design professionals are needed in many organizations to tool custom solutions for common problems. Because the design field encompasses a broad variety of environ… Read more

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Skilled design professionals are needed in many organizations to tool custom solutions for common problems. Because the design field encompasses a broad variety of environments and applications, specialists are needed in small business, large corporations, education, non-profits, and government.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Master Programs in Design Studies in USA 2020

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Northwestern University Master of Product Design and Development Management
Evanston, USA

The Master of Product Design & Development Management (mpd²) program is designed for professionals who want to master the concepts and tools of product design and developm ... +

The Master of Product Design & Development Management (mpd²) program is designed for professionals who want to master the concepts and tools of product design and development. You will learn about creativity, innovation, lean design, design strategy, product innovation, end-user research, marketing, and project and product management, as well as business and financial issues. The highly-focused curriculum, taught by senior faculty from academic and business, is designed to assure our graduates a pathway to senior management. You'll quickly understand why Business Week has endorsed this program as one of the top programs of its kind in the world. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 24 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Tampa, USA

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance and provides a multidisciplinary ... +

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance and provides a multidisciplinary area of study that draws students from many disciplines and backgrounds. Instructional designers understand and utilize technologies as both product (e.g., Web-based courses) and process (e.g., iterative and formative approaches to learner assessment). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and c ... +

The MS in Industrial Design is a professional program based on interdisciplinary project work. In this program, you will learn to design effectively at the collaborative and chaotic “front end” of the product development process. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universal Arts School
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Learn how to work in "Sculpting" mode to create the most complex and detailed 3D models on the market. You will learn to design and model characters for the different sectors ... +

Learn how to work in "Sculpting" mode to create the most complex and detailed 3D models on the market. You will learn to design and model characters for the different sectors of 3d. You will learn human anatomy and its sculpture techniques. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Harrisburg University
Harrisburg, USA

The 36-semester hour graduate program in Human-Centered Interaction Design intends to promote the human-centered collaborative mindsets that are part of the 21st-century push ... +

The 36-semester hour graduate program in Human-Centered Interaction Design intends to promote the human-centered collaborative mindsets that are part of the 21st-century push to design-driven business frameworks. The HCID master’s program is interdisciplinary, bringing together the application of knowledge drawn from the social and behavioral sciences, information science, software engineering, and project management. -
MSc
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Syracuse University - School of Education
Syracuse, USA

The M.S. in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation prepares students to identify and evaluate learning and performance problems and to design, develop, implement, ev ... +

The M.S. in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation prepares students to identify and evaluate learning and performance problems and to design, develop, implement, evaluate, and manage appropriate instructional solutions to these problems. -
MSc
English
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The MA in Exhibition Design Program is a two-year, 48-credit program, which can be completed in four semesters of full-time traditional study. Part-time study is also availabl ... +

The MA in Exhibition Design Program is a two-year, 48-credit program, which can be completed in four semesters of full-time traditional study. Part-time study is also available for those balancing coursework with careers and other demands. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Syracuse University - College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, USA

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) in design is a two-year graduate program that engages students in collaborative practice within a dynamic, multidisciplinary studio environmen ... +

The master of fine arts (M.F.A.) in design is a two-year graduate program that engages students in collaborative practice within a dynamic, multidisciplinary studio environment. This professional graduate program breaks down boundaries and brings together students, faculty, communities, and businesses to work collaboratively on the world's significant problems for the greater good. -
Master
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hyper Island
Manchester, United Kingdom

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a design ... +

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems in the real world. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business s ... +

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire business skills through courses at the NYU Stern School of Business or the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and gain hands-on experience through the extensive network of arts organizations in New York City. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Further your understanding of the design process as you prepare to work with creative development teams.

Further your understanding of the design process as you prepare to work with creative development teams. -
MSc
Full-time
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Miami: School of Architecture
Miami, USA

The Master of Science in Architecture, is a 1-year, 36 credits (3 semester), program that offers students an opportunity to investigate design strategies / challenges in relat ... +

The Master of Science in Architecture, is a 1-year, 36 credits (3 semester), program that offers students an opportunity to investigate design strategies / challenges in relation to current issues that include: resilient design, tropical and subtropical architecture, health care design, housing design, conservation of the built environment and the effect of embedded technologies on design. -
MSc
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Aug 2020
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Paris College Of Art
Paris, France

Designed for those who are interested in exploring the wide-ranging creative field of New Media that goes beyond traditionally defined art and design disciplines, this program ... +

Designed for those who are interested in exploring the wide-ranging creative field of New Media that goes beyond traditionally defined art and design disciplines, this program employs methods of transdisciplinary practice through collaborative teamwork. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

In the Master of Science in Textile Design program, students are taught by active members of the textile design field: artists, design directors, authors, and researchers. Vis ... +

In the Master of Science in Textile Design program, students are taught by active members of the textile design field: artists, design directors, authors, and researchers. Visiting artists and guest lecturers expand the educational experience, bringing real-world applications to the classroom experience. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 5 semesters
English
Campus
 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, USA

This program is designed to prepare working professionals and recent college graduates to expand their careers into the rapidly moving fields of User Experience Design (UX) an ... +

This program is designed to prepare working professionals and recent college graduates to expand their careers into the rapidly moving fields of User Experience Design (UX) and Interaction Design (IxD). -
MSc
Full-time
18 - 24 months
English
Campus
 

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