M.A. On Campus

Industrial Design

Academy of Art University

24 months
1276 USD/credit 38280 USD/year
1218 USD/credit 36540 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Industrial Design MA program at Academy of Art University provides professional study within focused fields of physical design. In addition to classroom and collaborative coursework, each student develops a professional portfolio that will be used to launch a career in Industrial Design.


If you’re fascinated by the creative and intellectual challenges facing the physical design industry, join us in creating the future. We focus on the art, science, and business of the industrial design discipline. 

Our Industrial Design degree curriculum and facilities reflect the trends and requirements of our industry, and our teaching faculty is comprised of award-winning practicing designers.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduate Industrial Design students at Academy of Art University will meet the following student performance criteria:

Research & Analysis

  • Clearly define the problem/opportunity, hypothesis, main objectives, and product requirements in their project brief
  • Conduct adequate research and communicate findings using appropriate supporting materials

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Industrial Design Processes
  • Industrial Design Drawing 1: Perspective
  • Model Making
  • Design Project
  • Industrial Design Drawing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 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

  • Application form or online application.
  • $50 application fee.
  • Official transcripts from your undergraduate college or university showing completion of an undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    38280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1218 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 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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