M.A. in Design focused on Health
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Reimagine Health Through Design
We believe in the power of design to solve the most challenging problems in health. The Design focused on Health Master’s program is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the College of Fine Art’s School of Design and Creative Technologies and Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
In this rigorous 10-month graduate program, you’ll work side-by-side with a diverse group of individuals whose backgrounds may include healthcare, design, education, business, art, engineering, and UT Dell Medical students, passionate about solving complex health issues enabling all people to live well. You’ll learn why human-centered design is a powerful tool for producing innovative solutions to immediate challenges in the health space, and equally, for imagining possible futures. The frameworks, research techniques, business acumen, and design methodologies you’ll acquire equip you with the skills to reinvent a sector facing unprecedented complexity.
Get Your M.A. in Design
The next M.A. in Design focused on Health cohort begins August 2023.
Apply by the Round 3 (Final Domestic) Deadline: Monday, May 22, 2023
*Please note that you must select Summer as your semester of entry in order to find our program.
Dive Deeper Into the M.A.
We partner with Dell Medical School to offer one of the only programs in the world where students train deeply in design to impact patient experiences, health services, and higher-quality care.
Design in Health Advisory Council
Our council members are leaders in their fields who collaborate with us on curriculum and provide access to real-world learning experiences.
Frequently Asked Questions
Read our most frequently asked questions about the application process and getting your Master in Design focused on Health, all right here.
From Campus to Career
Design focused on Health students receive one-on-one career consulting, resume reviews, and interview training. Our dedicated Industry Relations team is ready to help jumpstart your professional network.
Meet Jessica Murray, an inaugural graduate of the M.A. in Design focused on Health and a former design fellow at the Design Institute for Health.Watch Jessica's Interview