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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 where you’ll learn how to strategize, design, and develop user experience/user interface in industries ranging from entertainment and media production to aerospace, architecture, medicine, and more.

Develop human-centered design strategies through the use of empathy, mental models, information architecture, user-flow, and prototyping. Our program focuses on:


  • User experience & interface design
  • User centered & human centered design
  • Human-computer interaction
  • VR/AR/MR/Voice
  • Prototype design
  • User research & usability testing
  • VR/AR/MR/VOICE

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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Top-Tier Ranking

USNWR Best Colleges/Regional

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 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 Colleges/Regional

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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