The MFA in Interaction Design program trains students to research, analyze, prototype, and design concepts in their business, social, and cultural contexts.

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Open House 2017

November 10, 2017 – 6:00pm

Student Project "Sift" Wins the Student Runner Up Service Design Award
Alum Kohzy Koh Helps Canners Collect and Connect

Building for the Future
An Evening with Jeff Merritt

September 20, 2017 – 6:00pm

"Kiwi," a Student Collaborative Project, Selected in the 2016-2017 Verizon Challenge

The two-year graduate program explores the strategic role of interaction design in shaping everyday life, and intends to increase the relevancy of design to business and society so designers can make a difference. It seeks to cultivate interaction design as a discipline and further its visibility as a community of practice.

Where we stand in the history of the future is a tremendous opportunity for the design of interactions. We invite all to participate as students, as teachers, as collaborators, and as citizens.

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We’re pleased to announce that online applications are open! Prospective students for the Class of 2020 can now apply online through January 15, 2018. Find…

Student Bloggers

"Pay no attention to that huge computer behind the curtain." — Dan O'Sullivan and Tom Igoe, Physical Computing

Student Bloggers

The past year has been quite an exciting ride for me, from moving to New York, starting a master’s program at the School of Visual Arts, working on projects to build my portfolio, applying for internships, and finally getting a few offers.

Student Bloggers

Design offers us an opportunity to access our vulnerability, to see huge challenges and ask ourselves, and others, how might we make this better? A new IxD student shares observations on these themes through varying lenses.

Upcoming Events

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An Evening with Mari Nakano

October 11, 2017

Join us for an evening with Mari Nakano.  Mari Nakano practices what design can do for products, services and teams in the social impact space. She is the … More Info


An Evening with Gabo Arora

November 8, 2017

Join us for an evening with Gabo Arora. Details unfolding soon.  The SVA IXD Lecture Series is meant for broad explorations of interaction design, business… More Info


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