Integrated Product Development Capstone - Spring 2015 - Volvo
The Master of Integrated Innovation degree focuses on the creation of products, services and interactive experiences. Not all innovation ideas are equally successful in the marketplace. Our graduates are elite innovators who understand how to identify significant opportunities and who know how to create successful new products. The program excels at cross-training engineers, designers, business students and those in related fields in the relevant skills and knowledge for innovation. Students graduate to become accomplished practitioners and leaders of the product development process. As just a few examples, our graduates have taken jobs with Motorola Solutions, Frog Designs and Nissan North America working as Product Managers, Senior Design Researchers and Associate Brand Managers.
Carnegie Mellon is the only university that that is ranked in the top 10 in each the three fundamental innovation disciplines (design, engineering, and business). The Master of Integrated Innovation for Products and Services (MII-PS)* has been consistently ranked in the top 3 Best Graduate Programs in Industrial Design by U.S. News & World Report and is one of the Top 30 World’s Best Design Programs as reported by Businessweek magazine for the program’s significant integration of design, business, and engineering.
In addition, according to Design Intelligence, America's Best Architecture & Design Schools 2014, our graduate master program is ranked 3rd best by practitioners and 1st by deans and department chairs as the "most admired graduate industrial design program".