M.Sc. On Campus

User Experience and Interaction Design

18 months
1399 USD/credit 28912 USD/year
1399 USD/credit 28912 USD/year
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The M.S. in User Experience and Interaction Design at Thomas Jefferson University is an 18-month to two-year on-campus program made up of 31-37 credits, depending on an applicant’s qualifications upon entering the program. 


This User Experience and Interaction Design program at Thomas Jefferson University 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).

Learning Outcomes 

Thomas Jefferson University User Experience and Interaction Design students:

  • Develop skills in planning, organizing and executing an interactive visual design.
  • Practice critical thinking skills and problem-solving for complex interactive design projects on both a formal and conceptual level.
  • Gain a competence in digital technologies, analytics, information design, strategy and methods of usability.
  • Learn to collaborative on interdisciplinary work, fundamental to the success of in digital design.
  • Learn best practices in visual communication and information literacy.
  • Expand development, production and post-production knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Essentials of Interactive Design
  • Research & Design Process Methods
  • Digital Experience Design 
  • Mobile Communication Design 
  • Design Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Innovation Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Portfolio: Submit a portfolio of work which demonstrates a general knowledge of UX and design principles. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    28912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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