24 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Industrial Design MID program from Arizona State University is a studio-based program in which students learn to design new products and service systems that solve critical global problems.

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Are you a curious and purpose-driven learner? Join this Industrial Design MID program from Arizona State University that prepares learners for the future of industrial design practice. Students engage in research, brainstorming, idea visualization, prototyping and testing of creative solutions that address critical problems faced in the world today.

Graduates of this program are adept in using principles of design innovation, sustainability and systems thinking in problem-solving.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are able to apply critical thinking and design processes to global opportunities needing change. They often find positions in industry and academia. Some examples include:

  • civil drafter
  • commercial designer
  • designer
  • furniture designer
  • industrial designer
  • mechanical drafter
  • package designer
  • product designer
  • set and exhibit designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Modeling
  • Industrial Design Seminar
  • Industrial Design Studio
  • Visual Methods for Problem Solving
  • Materials and Design
  • 20th Century Design
  • Design Presentation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • a portfolio, letter of intent and contact information of two references submitted via SlideRoom
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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