Online Master of Science in User Experience
The master’s in user experience online program is a collaboration between three programs: human systems engineering (product development), graphic information technology (graphic development) and technical writing and communication (information development). This holistic approach leads to a unique, interdisciplinary education experience.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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What will I learn in a user experience master’s degree?
The master’s in user experience online program addresses UX research, design, content development, communication, tone of voice and evaluation of all interfaces, components and products with which end users interact. This includes hardware and software user interfaces, informational products, identifying user needs, tasks, procedures, capabilities and limitations when using technology and interacting with information.
Examples of interfaces you’ll learn to optimize UX for include:
- Commercial and retail sites, such as those for airlines.
- Educational materials.
- Emergency room intake documentation.
- Food packaging.
- Prescription refill sites.
- Vaccine registration sites.
Additionally, you’ll develop your skills in writing, verbal presentation, research design, graphic design, literature review, data analysis and statistics.
Why is a master’s degree in user experience important?
This master’s in user experience online is project-based and beneficial for practitioners looking to develop practical skills in the industry. Arizona State University’s program is unique in that it’s a collaboration between three programs: human systems engineering, graphic information technology and technical writing and communication. Many similar programs prepare you for one of the areas, but not all three.
Will my user experience master's degree say 'online'?
User experience master’s degree courses
The program’s required courses focus on systems engineering, technical communication, design, principles of user experience and more. You’ll also choose two elective courses (6 credits) from the options below.
Cross-Media Design Solutions
Usability and User Experience
Methods and Tools in Human Systems Engineering
Foundations of Human Systems Engineering
Fundamentals of Technical Communication
User Experience Capstone
Interaction Design, Planning and Implementation
What jobs can I get with a user experience master’s degree?
ASU’s master’s in user experience online educates tomorrow’s leaders in the UX profession. Below are some of the roles this program prepares its graduates for:
User experience master’s degree admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Science in user experience online program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
Study with award-winning prestigious faculty members
Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.
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