Master of Industrial Design
As of March 1, 2023, our Master of Industrial Design degree is designated as a STEM program.
Applications to the Master of Industrial Design (MID) program are due:
Priority Deadline: December 15, 2023
Regular Deadline: January 15, 2024
The multidisciplinary nature of design thinking and design research, combined with students with unique academic and professional experiences create an educationally-rich space of interdisciplinary minds within the MID program. The curriculum specializes in fortifying the designer’s role in humanizing connections between people and technology, with a focus on the areas of interaction design, healthcare design, service design, product design, and user-experience research.
The School of Industrial Design at Georgia Tech is among the distinct preeminent design programs in the U.S. with access to the resources of a top-tier research university. Access to distinguished faculty and emerging technologies present a highly favorable environment for discovery, innovation, and intellectual freedom.
Upon completion, MID graduates gain versatility in industry due to their unique blend of skills. From positions in UX/UI design and research, to strategy and consulting, our alumni are equipped to fill a critical and growing need for tech-savvy and data-driven user-first advocates.
The Master of Industrial Design program is a recognized Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) degree - CIP code 11.0105: Human-Centered Technology Design. STEM designation makes our international students eligible to apply for a two-year OPT extension, as well as STEM-specific scholarships.