Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction

Pushing the limits of interaction design

Prepare to be immersed in a project-based, hands-on user experience environment. By earning a master’s in HCI, you’ll explore emerging field research, learning how to create effective interactive systems for companies in Indiana and worldwide.

Students in our professional, research-focused program collaborate with industry leaders on real-world projects. They gain valuable insight from faculty in human-centered design, social computing research, and the Internet of Things.

Through your classes and Capstone project, you’ll develop the UX design and research skills essential for a professional career in the field.

Available online

Earn this degree on-campus, online, or hybrid.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to qualified applicants.

Job titles

  • Business application analyst
  • Product marketing manager
  • Software engineer II
  • Sr. UX strategist
  • UI/UX designer

Hiring companies

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Dow
  • Google
  • Harman
  • Interactive Intelligence
  • Lilly
  • Kronos
  • Meta
  • Microsoft
  • Pixar
  • Roche

Meet our faculty

Davide Bolchini, Ph.D.

Executive Associate Dean
Professor, Human-Centered Computing

Erin Brady, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction

Francesco Cafaro, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction

Lynn Dombrowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction
Director, Human-Computer Interaction Program

Karl F. MacDorman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Director, Informatics and Artificial Intelligence Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence

Aqueasha Martin-Hammond, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction

Andrew D. Miller, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Human-Centered Computing
Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction

Khairi Reda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Data Science, Human-Computer Interaction
Director, Data Science Graduate Program

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Julie Stella, MA

Lecturer, Human-Computer Interaction