Offered on campus
Human Computer Interaction - Master of Science (M.S.)
At the forefront of innovation in interactive computing
In a world where more information is available and more devices are connected, Human-Computer Interaction is pivotal to smart design. With a master’s in HCI from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, you’ll become immersed in the Internet of Things and HCI tools.
The future is connected
Robust connections to careers, industry, and research define this IUPUI degree program. We’ll teach you to design the next generation of smart devices and applications, by applying principles of interaction design, social science, and computing. You’ll develop skills that are highly sought after, learning how to utilize HCI methods to design the optimal user experience (UX) with information technology.
The multidisciplinary nature of human-computer interaction attracts highly talented innovators in many fields. HCI intersects with not only design, but psychology, sociology, anthropology, and other areas of study that examine how we relate to our environment, and the tools we employ.
Mankind and machine
Prepare to be immersed in a project-based, hands-on user experience environment. By earning a master’s in HCI, you’ll explore emerging field research, learning how to create effective user interface systems for companies in Indiana and worldwide.
Students in our professional, research-focused program gain valuable insight from faculty with real-world expertise in areas including human-centered design methods, social computing research, and IoT, in collaboration with industry leaders.
Through your classes and Capstone project, you’ll develop the UX research and design skills essential for a professional career in the field.
You can complete the 36-hour MS HCI program in two years.