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UX/UI Design and Development, M.A.

Gain the visual UX/UI design strategies and digital development skills to plan, design, and develop human-friendly interactivity for web, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), voice user interface (VUI) and other applications.

What You’ll Learn

The UX/UI Design and Development, M.A. is a one-year program that provides students with essential user interface and experience design strategies and development skills, emphasizing human-centered design through empathy, journey, mental models, information architecture, rapid prototyping, and testing. It's applicable across diverse industries like technology, design, marketing, finance, consulting, e-commerce, healthcare, and game design.

The curriculum centers on design thinking and user-centered solutions for various platforms, spanning the web, apps, XR, and VUI, and strongly emphasizes practical experience in research, design, and testing.

Graduates are well-prepared for roles including Web and Mobile Design, AR/VR UX design, AI-driven UX design, and Content strategies.

Career Options

  • AR and VR UX Designer
  • AI-driven UX Designer
  • Content Strategist
  • Experience Strategist
  • Haptic UI Designer
  • Information Architect
  • Interaction Designer
  • Product Designer or Manager
  • UI Designer
  • UX Researcher
  • UX Strategist
  • Voice Interaction Designer
  • Web/Mobile UX Designer

“If you love the field of UX and want the opportunity to dive deep in theory and practice, then this program will be a good choice for you.”

Dominica Jamir (M.A. ’21)

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.



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New York Tech is ranked among the top 25 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

Whether you're interested in putting your skills to work in gaming, business, or a host of other areas, you'll know how to effectively communicate through the use of sophisticated, informative, natural, and entertaining visual formats developed with state-of-the-art hardware and software techniques.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

USNWR Best Regional Colleges North

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 25 regional universities in the North.

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