M.Sc. On Campus Online

User Experience

Arizona State University

12 months
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The User Experience MSc program from Arizona State University educates tomorrow's leaders in the user experience profession. UX is a rapidly growing field, and UX professionals need skills in research, analysis, design and communication to effectively lead teams and collaborate with clients and technical personnel.


The User Experience MSc program from Arizona State University combines topics in web, human factors, visual displays and technical communication to make products, systems and services useful, usable and desirable. Students learn how to research user needs, identify criteria for successful products and services, prototype those products and services, and refine them through usability testing and other user-centered methods. User experience skills are increasingly valued by industry, yet are not typically covered in-depth in traditional engineering or technical communication programs. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates with this degree can typically expect to find jobs in the areas of:

  • design research
  • digital visualization design
  • human-computer interaction
  • human factors research
  • interaction design
  • interface design
  • usability testing
  • user experience
  • user research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cross-Media Design Solutions
  • Usability and User Experience
  • Methods and Tools in Human Systems Engineering
  • Human Systems Engineering
  • Technical Communication
  • Visualizing Data and Information
  • User Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of the Graduate College, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in related fields such as psychology, graphic information technology, graphic design, human systems engineering, business, cognitive science, design or technical communication 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
  • personal statement
  • resume
  • writing sample
  • GRE scores
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online: $10,372 per year

Living costs for Mesa

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.


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