Master of Fine Arts in Experience Design
Miami University

Program Details

As an advanced, multidisciplinary degree that focuses on how people interact and function with their surroundings, Miami of Ohio offers this unique online xdMFA.  This program unites technology, design, innovation, leadership, accessibility, and research, for professionals in a variety of industries.  It does not stagnate in a design studio, rather you’ll meet up with your cohort each semester in a different location.  Once there, you’ll culminate your coursework with first-hand learning.  There are five areas of study in this people-driven, online MFA:

  • Core Experience Design Studio Courses
  • Methods Courses
  • Theory Courses
  • Specialization Courses
  • Thesis


  • Students must attend five destination weekends, once to Oxford along with a destination per semester
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission