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Design: Interaction Design, MDes

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Complex Problems Require Creative Responses

We’re committed to the idea that interaction design should not only benefit commerce but also have a positive impact on society. The San Francisco Bay Area may be the creative capital of the tech world, but like all cities, it faces critical, complex challenges -- making it both an inspiration and a laboratory.

CCA’s Master of Interaction Design students learn to use the power of design to humanize technology and address such challenges in innovative, socially conscious ways -- often working in collaboration with our community partners.

Visit the CCA IxD Social Lab to see how we design for social impact »

Imagine, Prototype & Lead Positive Change

Our expert faculty has built on the success of our pioneering undergraduate Interaction Design Program, designated by UX Magazine's Design for Experience community as the Best UX academic program. Most are working professionals and many are working toward social change.

Our faculty is passionate about cultivating the next generation of design leaders.

Solve Important Problems

The human-centered discipline of interaction design is growing rapidly to meet the needs of an increasingly technology-rich planet. CCA’s MDes in interaction design provides students with the most in-demand design toolkit: a combination of powerful design, process skills, and understanding of organizational systems that empowers them to address important complex challenges.

Imagine a better future -- your future -- with interaction design.