Get ready to break the rules. You can earn a 5-year degree that gives you the tools to disrupt how we think about interacting with technology, and to build new platforms for user interaction.
Whether you focus on website design, 3-D simulations, gaming, or video and sound, you’ll learn to use emerging technology as a conduit for creativity … and to improve the way users interact with new media.
By pairing a Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Science with a master’s in Human-Computer Interaction from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, you’ll have myriad options in the realm of interaction technology, user experience, and the Internet of Things.
You’ll apply for the accelerated program in the sixth semester of your B.S. or when you have successfully completed your first five semesters—75 credit hours—with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher. When applying to the accelerated program, you’ll need to submit a personal statement of at least 500 words and a portfolio. The School of Informatics and Computing will waive all application fees.
Bachelor and master degrees are conferred independently.
The plan of study follows the B.S. in Media Arts and Science plan of study for years 1-3. You’ll begin taking graduate level courses during year 4 as follows: