Master of Arts in Interaction Design

Developing leaders,

driving innovation,

and discovering the future.


Discover how interacting with end users can drive design insights and innovation.


Learn how to uncover and document credible evidence to guide design direction.


Gain experience with methods from diverse disciplines to cultivate broad insights


Learn in a program designed to integrate into your current life balance and goals.

Get more than a certificate

Become a Leader.

The UNT MA in Interaction Design is designed to foster leaders who help guide public and private organizations into the future. We challenge students to develop disruptive thinking and persuasive leadership skills while instilling industry-focused methods and social responsibility.


Obtain your master's degree in less than 16 months.


Attend convenient evening courses at our Frisco campus.


Customize your experience by taking individual courses.

Career Growth Opportunites

Interaction design can fuel numerous career directions that build on previous experience and interests. Growth across design-related careers is projected to remain high as they evolve with society and technology.

10-Year Job Growth
UX Designer
UX Researcher
Product Owner
Product Anaylist

All growth figures based on CNNMoney/PayScale's top 100 careers of 2017.

Upcoming Courses, Lectures, and Workshops:

ADES 5410

Foundations & Frameworks of Interaction Design (IXD)

This course introduces the process of defining interactive experiences. Students will gain an understanding of diverse user-centered contextual research methods and how to synthesize outcomes into actionable design and product directions that align user needs with business objectives and market opportunities.

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ADES 5420

Human-Centered Interaction Design (IXD) 1

This course explores the impact of interaction design on individuals and groups. Students will gain experience in developing information architecture, conducting usability testing, and facilitating stakeholder dialogue as a means to guide a product's design and development.

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ADES 5450

Data Visualization and Design

This course examines the design of complex data into useful, actionable information systems. Students will gain an understanding of how design principles and interactive functions impact the ability of users to perceive, organize, and filter information into powerful systems that can impact user's beliefs and behaviors.

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ADES 5430

Interaction Design MakerLab 1

This course gives hands-on experience with emerging technologies for rapid prototyping and testing of complex interactive systems. Students will gain experience with diverse prototyping methods and develop a greater understanding of the iterative design process and its potential to guide in the definition and design of products.

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