Course Sequence

The online Master of Science in Integrated Design, Business and Technology is is a full-time program that can be completed in 18 months. Classes and coursework are delivered online, and the cross-disciplinary curriculum includes both on- and off-campus residency requirements.

Explore a typical program breakdown below and learn more about individual courses:

Term 1

(9 units)

Processes and Perspectives

4 Units, Core Courses *Must be taken first term alongside Integrative Practices Residential

Integrative Practices Residential

2 Units, Residency Experiences *Must be taken first term alongside Processes and Perspectives

Design Essentials, Business Essentials or Tech Essentials

3 Units, Essentials Courses

Term 2

(9 units)

Opportunity and Uncertainty

4 Units, Core Courses *Must be taken alongside an Integrative Project (Lab) course

Integrative Project (Lab)

2 Units, Residency Experiences *Must be taken alongside a Core course

Design Essentials, Business Essentials or Tech Essentials

3 Units, Essentials Courses

Term 3

(8 units)

Narrative and Storytelling

4 Units, Core Courses *Must be taken alongside an Integrative Project (Lab) course

Integrative Project (Lab)

2 Units, Integrative Projects (Labs) *Must be taken alongside a Core course

Directed Research (Minis)

1-7 Units, Directed Research (Minis)

Term 4

(8 units)

Decisions and Solutions

4 Units, Core Courses *Must be taken alongside an Integrative Project (Lab) course

Integrative Project (Lab)

2 Units, Integrative Projects (Labs) *Must be taken alongside a Core course

Professional Practices Residential

2 Units, Residency Experiences

Term 5

(4–5 Units)

Capstone Project

3 Units, Capstone Project

Directed Research (Minis)

1-7 Units, Directed Research (Minis)

Intensive (Optional)

1 Unit, Intensive (Optional)