Master of Science in User Experience Design
Kent State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in User Experience Design is an online web development degree from Kent State University for those interested in exploring their creative side in an exiting career.  Almost everyone comes into contact with the work of a User Experience Designer daily.  Whenever you come into contact with a website, eCommerce site, eReader, mobile app, or anything similar, you are looking at the work of someone in this field.  Employers are seeking professionals with a solid understanding of the usability, information architecture, content strategy, and user research needed to make this technology both attractive and user-friendly.  In two years through this immersive online web design degree, these skills can be yours.  You will learn coding, design, strategic thinking, and concept development, but the real focus of this degree is on the psychology of the user and what they both need and want when using technology.  Graduates will be able to optimize websites and design apps and also will be trained to think of the user first, so they are adaptable to client requirements, market changes, and feedback.

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Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent