The art of industrial design sits at the intersection of culture, technology, and business. If you’re fascinated by the creative and intellectual challenges facing the physical design industry, join us in creating the future.
Sean Miller | Industrial Design
Robert Shook | Industrial Design
Matt Holman | Industrial Design
Maria De Alva | Industrial Design
Sha Yao | Industrial Design
Chunming Wu | Industrial Design
Chuhan Zhang | Industrial Design
The School of Industrial Design's MFA program provides advanced study within focused fields of physical design. In addition to classroom and collaborative coursework, each student works toward producing a final thesis project.
MFA Industrial Design Degree Requirements
No Program Learning Outcome is available.
Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to:
Please see Degree Breakdown for requirements for the program. Explore our course catalog and take classes based on your interests, either online or in our world-class facilities in San Francisco.
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The MFA degree provides advanced study for students pursuing a career in Industrial Design. Studio courses focus on the techniques necessary to develop and master technical skills. Graduate Liberal Arts courses promote the expression of ideas and effective communication utilizing visual, oral and written presentation skills. The program culminates with an independent final project. Students will graduate from the program equipped with a portfolio of work and prepared for professional opportunities in the field of Industrial Design.
Graduate Director of Industrial Design