Why get a degree in Experience Design?
Industry demand. Professionals in this industry are seeking new recruits who possess traditional design skills but can also think creatively, communicate with versatility, and collaborate on a design team effectively. Many of the pioneers and leaders in Experience Design have expressed their strong desire for a program that will prepare future designers and artists to fully engage in the development new projects for a growing number of clients and meet the demands of this rapidly growing industry.
Who are our industry connections?
Some of our program’s professional advisors, endorsers and participants include: Academy award winner Jim Doyle of WET Design, makers of the famed Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas; Dave Cooperstein and Al Cross of PGAV Destinations, designers of Sea World and the NASA Space Museum, Electrosonic; makers of the live video projection technology for Disney’s Magic Kingdom Castle; Adam Bezark, Phil Hettema, and Steve Ryan, commercial producers of live experiences with credits at Disney, Universal and Landmark Entertainment; Drew Campbell, Creative Director at International Resorts in Singapore; Baam Productions; Nassal; Super 78; Peter Exline, Architect and Themed Attraction Designer; and many others.
Where are we?
The University of Colorado Boulder, located at the foot of the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, has a world-renowned faculty with a reputation for excellence in research, creative work and teaching, and prepares students to become leaders throughout the world. CU-Boulder is consistently ranked among the top national universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and its campus is considered one of the most beautiful in the country.
When does the program begin?
The program in Experience Design at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently preparing to admit a cohort of nine select students for the Fall 2017. Successful completion of this intensive four term program (Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall) concludes with the granting of a Professional Master of Fine Arts degree.
Want more information?
For questions or more information regarding our new MFA in Experience Design or to find out how to apply, please contact us using the link below.