M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial Design

University of Houston

12 months
910 USD/credit
910 USD/credit
401 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The new Master of Science in Industrial Design degree program at University of Houston acts as a catalyst for innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable growth with an emphasis on interdisciplinary studies.


The Industrial Design graduate program at University of Houston offers a new perspective on creativity, product and system development, services and environment with an emphasis on interdisciplinary studies: design for health, design for sustainability, and design for the world community. 

Learning outcomes

Before the first term of graduate study, a personalized curriculum is developed to meet a student’s research topic and interdisciplinary study plan. In conjunction with the required courses, elective courses may be taken in the College of Architecture, Bauer College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Hotel Restaurant and Management or other departments and colleges of the university in order to complete a personalized program of study.


The University of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Studies
  • Industrial Design Studio
  • 3D Visualization
  • Advanced Design Materials
  • Integrated Design Research
  • Advanced Human Factors
  • Design Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scanned copies of official transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 910 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    910 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 910 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    401 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 401 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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