Careers in Design Focused on Health

Transforming Health Through Design

As a graduate of the M.A. in Design focused on Health, you’ll become the change agent that drives health systems to be value-based, integrated, person-centered, and focused on health, not just care. You’ll wield a creative, problem-solving mindset and the design skills to see the places where the health system is broken and how to take action to fix it. When you put your design skills to work, the health system of the future will put people first.

M.A. Graduate Career Opportunities

Interaction Designer, UX Designer, Design Strategist, Service Designer, User Experience Researcher, Creative Director, Design Research Lead, CX Design Manager, Design Consultant, Qualitative Researcher, Product Designer, Design Fellow

Design in Health Graduates Work Here: Harbor Health, pH Blueprint, Memorial Hermann Health, AT&T, Deloitte, frog design, Greater Good Studio, Dell Medical, Lifespark, Noora Health


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Student Directory

Meet our current cohort of M.A. in Design focused on Health students boldly tackling the challenges of today to design a better future.

SDCT Industry Relations Manager Jamil Hooper presenting an award to Design in Health graduate Divya at 2022 Convocation

Connect with Industry Relations

Our Industry Relations team provides one-on-one career consulting, resume reviews, curated job boards, and interview training to support you every step of the way.


Design in Health Advisory Council 

As a graduate student in the M.A. program, you’ll work on real-world problems with innovative companies and organizations such as Ascension, Baylor Scott & White, AT&T, Dell Medical, and more. These companies are global leaders in the healthcare and design industries. We curate these partnerships yearly to provide you with mentorship and career-relevant experience that aligns with emerging trends and future-focused initiatives important to affecting change in our community and the world.

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Aaron Ferber

Vice President Design, Ascension

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Andrea Sutton

Vice President Design Technology, AT&T

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Chris Hardesty

Partner, Pureland Venture

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Donald Strum

Principal of Product Design, Michael Graves Architecture & Design

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Jay Fox

President, Baylor Scott & White

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Jennifer Kolstad

Global Design Director, Ford Motor Company

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Kijana Knight-Torres

Senior UX Researcher, Indeed

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Lindsey Mosby

Head of Strategic Design, Healthcare Transformation Services, Philips

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Michelle Ossmann, Ph.D.

Director, Healthcare Knowledge & Insights, Herman Miller

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Phillip Cullen

Director of Basketball Operations and Innovation, Spurs

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Rhonda Mundhenk

Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Health Network For Transformation (CHN)

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Richard Fu

Chief Growth Officer, Flume Health

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Ruben Rathnasingham, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Health Product Innovation, Dell Medical School

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Susan Gillis Yarad

Senior Editor for Future of Work, Toptal

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Upali Nanda, Ph.D.

Principal and Director of Research, HKS