Today’s design work is vast.

It’s broader than products, experiences, and systems.
It includes the technologies and data that power the above, and the implications and consequences of all of our work in the world in the short and long term.

This interconnected landscape is today’s design work. We believe that we have the responsibility to design and teach the full problem space.

Stanford MS Design Program

Two year, full-time graduate level program in Design

Offers design core courses through the Stanford plus focus area electives selected from across the Stanford campus

Enables future designers to prototype across all mediums, learn from human needs and navigate ambiguous projects

Where are alumni now?

Our diverse alumni populations continue to lead and evolve design at the cross sections of human behavior, technology, manufacturing, aesthetic and more.

Akemi Leung
Class of 2020

Lead Designer & User Researcher at Segmed
Leading design strategy and interface work for Segmed’s medical imaging platform.

Andrea Cuadra
Class of 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University
Focusing on human-computer interaction academic research in the Computer Science Department with work centered on inclusive design. Bringing the needs of people at the margins to the design of mainstream products.

Jenny Wang
Class of 2021

Strategic Designer at Boston Consulting Group
A designer focused on climate and sustainability.