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

Join the Summer Intensive in Interaction Design
July 10 – August 12, 2017

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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​This year's Thesis Festival Keynote speaker was Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Practice​ teacher Munawar Ahmed. Munawar is a design and technology consultant, and founding partner at Bluprint. Her work over the last 17 years has spanned brand development, digital strategy, user experience design, workflow streamlining, data modeling, and large-scale back-end system implementations.​

News & Updates

​This year's Thesis Festival Keynote speaker was Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Practice​ teacher Munawar Ahmed. Munawar is a design and technology consultant, and founding partner at Bluprint. Her work over the last 17 years has spanned brand development, digital strategy, user experience design, workflow streamlining, data modeling, and large-scale back-end system implementations.​

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Alum Kohzy Koh, along with Products of Design students Gahnee Kang, and Doug Fertig, won the Runner Up Service Design Award at Core77 Design Awards for Sift, their platform that helps canners quickly figure out which containers can be returned for money in their state, while establishing a stronger connection between recycling center and canner.

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Students Elushika Weerakoon, Paola Rangel, and Uijun Park's Kiwi, a mobile application scanner for physical textbooks that enhances the reading experience for high school students, has been selected as one of very few university projects to be funded as part of the 2016-2017 Verizon Challenge.

Alumni Spotlight

​We caught up with Tony Chu for our latest Alumni Spotlight, who told us all about what she's been up to since graduating: working in AI, expressive data visualization projects, and ​what a typical day looks like for him working as Principal Designer at Noodle Analytics in San Francisco​.

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