Master Online

Innovation with User Experience Design

24 months
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
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Grounded in technology, design, and business disciplines, the online Master’s in Innovation with User Experience Design (IUX) program from Worcester Polytechnic Institute is designed to deliver a highly qualified and competitive workforce for the IT industry.


UX-driven innovations are no longer a luxury, but a must for maintaining competitive advantage in the marketplace. The continual demand for innovative technologies in our daily lives, both at personal and organizational level, is intensified by the continually increasing pace of our digital economy. Tech companies must ensure that their products are successfully embraced and effectively used by their intended users at home and at work. To achieve this goal, competition in the IT industry has shifted toward developing an outstanding user experience (UX). Innovative companies know UX is key to gaining and retaining customers. Become a UX specialist and meet the growing demand for professionals who work with product designers, game designers, and technology designers to deliver exceptional user experiences. Get there by joining our online Master's in Innovation with User Experience graduate program, one of the first such programs in the nation with faculty with UX expertise who provide IUX skills and experiences to professionals with a variety of backgrounds.

Program Learning Outcomes

The online Masters in Innovation with User Experience Design prepares students for working in advanced technological environments where they apply the UX driven innovation (UXDI) framework to help their companies develop competitive products and services. Gain skills for careers in product design, user experience design, user experience engineering, interaction design, human factors in computing, and web and mobile app design.

In Worcester Polytechnic Institute's project-based, asynchronous online learning environment, students will:  

  • Gain needed skills for designing competitive human-centered technologies.
  • Gain foundational knowledge in design thinking, design science, and the UX-driven innovation (UXDI) framework for developing technological innovations (e.g., smart and connected systems, robots, AR/VR applications) for homes and work environments. 
  • Develop and execute plans for gaining a deep understanding about user needs. 
  • Develop and execute plans for discovering opportunities for creating business and social value with UX driven innovations. 
  • Develop and execute plans for designing and evaluating the discovered UX-driven innovation opportunities. 
  • Develop advanced skills in focused area(s) of interest through the specialties offered in this program such as Applied Analytics, Understanding User for Developing and Delivering IUX, Managing and Organizing Innovation, IUX Research, System Design for IUX, and others. 
  • Capstone experience enables students to revise, integrate, and apply their knowledge and skills through a large project.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • User Experience Applications 
  • User Experience Design 
  • User Experience Methods 
  • Marketing Strategy 
  • Consumer Behavior and Analytics 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required. Please invite your recommenders to submit their letters electronically via the online application.
  • Application fee of $70
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Video Interview required for International Students only

Tuition Fee

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    28980 USD/year
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    28980 USD/year
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