Pittsburgh: Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services
Become an Elite Innovator
Not all innovation ideas are equally successful in the marketplace. Through this degree, you will become an elite innovator who understands how to identify significant opportunities and who knows how to create successful new products, services and interactive experiences.
Our Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services (MII-PS) 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.
Plan Your Program
This degree offers a 9-month format as well as a 16-month Advanced Study option. See how integrated innovation comes to life by exploring the program's Integrated Product Development (IPD) Capstone and viewing course descriptions.
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 2016, our graduate master program is ranked 4th best by practitioners and 1st by deans and department chairs as the "most admired graduate industrial design program."
*rankings used the former name, Master of Product Development
Featured MII-PS Alumni: Luke Fromowitz & Chronos Co-Founder Turns Any Regular Watch Into a Smart Device
With new smartwatch technology gaining popularity, many people face a tough decision: should I retire my old watch and upgrade to “smart” technology, or stick with the look and feel I love? Integrated Innovation Institute's alumnus Luke Fromowitz has an answer: Chronos, a small device that gives your traditional watch smart capabilities by attaching to its back." Read more...