Master Degree in Industrial Design
Master of industrial design
Design professionals solve complex, challenging problems with the intention of making a difference in the physical environment. The College of Architecture, Planning and Design’s experience is enriched by having the design and planning professionals in one college. Our accredited programs have superior depth, quality and range.
Small class sizes allow for more personalized experiences, including real-time peer feedback in presentations and discussions.
The K-State difference
APDesign students work alongside their peers in all design and planning disciplines. You will not only design and plan, but also build and fabricate. As a student at one of the most affordable and highly-ranked programs in the nation, you will receive an educational experience preparing you for excellence in your chosen career path.
Did you know?
DesignIntelligence magazine recently ranked K-State’s architecture graduate program as No. 8 in the nation.
What courses will I take?
The five-year Master of Industrial Design is a hands-on degree where students are given a balance of design theory, the hard science of manufacturing and the art of craft. Students will focus on
- human factors,
- manufacturing processes,
- product semantics and
- design theory.
How can I continue my education?
What can I do with a degree in industrial design?
Career options in industrial design include:
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Additional K-State opportunities
At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.
Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!
Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.
Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.