Human Centered Design, M.Sc. | Pace University | New York City, United States
12 months
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
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Human Centered Design at Pace University blends art, design, psychology, and technology in a discipline that focuses on how people interact with machines. Whether you’re building smartphone apps or software for medical systems, business interfaces, or games, the user experience makes or breaks whether or not it’s successful.


Human Centered Design at Pace University is built from a solid foundation of core courses aimed to train you in concepts and current practices in the world of user experience and design. A wealth of elective courses enable you to focus on your particular area of interest. Two recommended tracks are available for students who’d like to concentrate in development or design and evaluation.


Apps and technology services that are intuitive, easy to use, and look good require expert design with a focus on the human user. As more and more companies are discovering how important having quality websites and applications are, jobs in user experience abound.

Career Options 

  • Information Architect
  • Product manager
  • Product designer
  • Project Manager
  • Software engineer
  • System analyst
  • UX researcher
  • UX/UI designer
  • Web designer
  • Web marketer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods for User Experience
  • Prototyping and User Experience
  • Human Factors and Usability Matrix
  • Mobile Web Content and Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Mobile Innovations for Global Challenges

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee ($70, non-refundable)
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume: A resume or outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities.
  • Personal Statement: A personal statement explaining to the Graduate Admission Committee why you would like to pursue the program of graduate study you have chosen. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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