MII-PS -Integrated Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

MII-PS Degree

The traditional 9-month program takes one academic year (fall & spring semesters) of full time study to complete this degree. This degree option consists primarily of required course and project work. There are limited opportunities for elective coursework.

Program Structure

Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 (Click Images to Expand)


Curriculum Requirements

  • The 2 semester curriculum requires students to complete a minimum of 102 units of course work over two semesters, Fall & Spring.
    • Students can complete a maximum of 60 units during the fall term & 48 units during the spring term.
  • At least 18 units of the total must be used toward electives relevant to the product development process and be approved by an advisor.
  • In order to work with industry sponsors during in the degree-required Integrated Product Development capstone course, signing contractual terms regarding intellectual property and non-disclosure agreements may be required to complete the course project.
  • All coursework must be completed with graduate level courses.
  • Students must have a minimum QPA of 3.0 to graduate.

For additional details regarding degree requirements, review the full Graduate Student Handbook here.

Part-time Option for Working Students

Students who are currently working in Pittsburgh with flexible work environments can consider completing the MII-PS program on a part-time basis. Typically, the part-time curriculum takes two years to complete. It is important to note that MII-PS courses are offered at various times throughout the day. Details regarding part-time tuition can be found on the HUB site. Please indicate your preference for pursuing the part-time option in your online application.