Master of Human Computer Interaction and Design
This is a professional degree that prepares students to be the leaders of the future in human-computer interaction, user experience design and research, product management, and more. This degree should be undertaken by early and mid-career professionals and executives looking to take the next step in their careers. For additional information about this degree program, please see: https://www.informatics.uci.edu/grad/mhcid/
Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their prior academic record and letters of reference from people either in the student's academic history or work settings. Students applying to the program may have degrees in any field, though preference is generally given to those with a technical, social science, or design background and those with work experience. All applicants are evaluated on the materials submitted: letters of recommendation, official college transcripts, and personal statement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to additionally submit either official GRE test scores or a relevant work portfolio. For more information, contact the ICS graduate counselor at 949-824-5156 or email@example.com. For additional information about this degree program, please see: https://mhcid.ics.uci.edu/
All Master of Human Computer Interaction and Design students are expected to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout the program, with no individual grade lower than a B-. Students must complete 48 units; three quarters of IN4MATX 289 and nine core courses.
|IN4MATX 280||Overview of Human-Computer Interaction and Design|
|IN4MATX 281||User Needs Analysis|
|IN4MATX 282||Design and Prototyping|
|IN4MATX 283||User Experience Evaluation|
|IN4MATX 284||Advanced Design and Prototyping|
|IN4MATX 285||Interactive Technology Studio|
|IN4MATX 286||Innovations in HCI and Design|
|IN4MATX 287||Capstone Project in HCI and Design|
|IN4MATX 288||Capstone Project and Portfolio|
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The final examination for the M.H.C.I.D. includes three components: 1) Performance on a capstone project that incorporates skills and knowledge from the entire program; 2) Individual and peer evaluations of performance within the capstone project team; and 3) Assessment of a completed portfolio.
Students making normal progress are expected to complete the degree program in approximately 12 months. A guide to sensible program completion in two years is provided, but the 12-month completion time is recommended.