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Industrial Design

Rochester Institute of Technology

24 months
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About

The Industrial Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology explores design theory, design history, and human-centered design as you create a range of consumer products.

Overview

The Industrial Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology will enhance your career success by further developing your knowledge in design process and technology. This project-based program allows you to explore design theory, design history, and human-centered design. You will conduct unique research on various topics of interest, which will further your understanding of the industry and society. As you conclude your studies, you will obtain hands-on experience on technical competence, analytical thought, sustainability, and transdisciplinary collaboration, all key to fueling your career.

The MFA in industrial design is for career enhancement or redirection. The educational experience is project-oriented, requiring research into design methods and technologies. Cross-disciplinary collaboratives provide an experiential dimension.

Typical Job Titles

  • Industrial Designer
  • Product Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology Studio
  • Design Laboratory
  • Function of Form
  • Form of Function
  • 2D Ideation and Visualization
  • Integrated Design Visualization

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application. 
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college. 
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit a portfolio of work that demonstrates strong design skills, visual sophistication, and aesthetic awareness. (Refer to Graduate Portfolio Requirements for more information.)
  • Submit a personal statement of educational objectives.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources.
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE. 

Tuition Fee

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    54176 USD/year
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  • National

    54176 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 54176 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
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Funding

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