Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

Integrated Innovation Degrees

At the Integrated Innovation Institute, our master's degrees are designed to impel students out of their silos. Through our programs:

  • Engineers learn how to pitch to venture capitalists
  • Business professionals acquire a technical backbone to understand manufacturing and coding
  • Designers develop their ability to communicate the bottom line

Our graduates are makers, entrepreneurs, artists, technologists, scientists, and lifelong learners, emerging from our programs as elite innovators and leaders of cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary initiatives across the world.

Which Integrated Innovation Institute degree is right for me?

Explore our master's degrees below. You can also view our degree roadmap to see which program best meets your background and goals.

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Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services (MIIPS)

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Ideal for

Engineers, designers, and business professionals looking to push the boundaries of what’s possible to create the next generation of products & services.

  • Located at Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus
  • Advanced study degree option available 

Skills & Career Paths

  • Product Design
  • Design Strategy Consulting
  • UX/UI Design
  • User Research
  • Product Management
  • Product Development
  • Design Engineering

Master of Science in Software Management (MSSM)

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Ideal for

Aspiring and seasoned software professionals seeking the technical and management skills to advance their potential or launch their own software products.

  • Located at Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley campus
  • Full-time & part-time options available

Skills & Career Paths

  • Product Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Software Management/Leadership
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management
  • UX Design

Master of Science in Technology Ventures (MSTV)

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Ideal for

Entrepreneurial engineers looking to transform high-tech, high-impact ideas into new ventures.

  • Bi-coastal program, with phases in Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley
  • Dual degree option via partnership with Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering 

Skills & Career Paths

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Intrapreneurship (Corporate Innovation)
  • New Venture Strategy/Management
  • High-tech Product Design/Development
  • New Product Commercialization