Illinois Institute of Technology

School of Design

Design Methods


S.R. Crown Hall

Suite 252

Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Design Methods

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Design Methods (MDM) is a nine month (or 2-3 year part-time) executive master's degree for exceptional design, management, engineering and other professionals who wish to acquire robust design methods and frameworks and to apply design thinking to the development of products, communications, services, and systems. MDM courses cover design methods and frameworks in areas like user observation and research; prototyping of new services, products and businesses; creating systems of innovation; visualizing alternative futures; and linking user innovation to organizational strategy.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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