Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

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Graduate Programs

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This is learning, unbound.

At the Integrated Innovation Institute, our on campus master's degrees are designed to impel students out of their silos. Through our programs:
  • Engineers learn how to collaborate and lead teams
  • 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, technologists, scientists, and lifelong learners, emerging from our programs as elite innovators and leaders of cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary initiatives across the world.

Explore our master's degrees below.


Master of Integrated Innovation for Products & Services (MIIPS)


Learn More About MIIPS

You're an engineer, designer, or business professional looking to push the boundaries of what’s possible to create the next generation of products & services.

Location: CMU's Pittsburgh campus

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)


Learn More About MSSM

You're an aspiring or seasoned STEM professional seeking the technical software or people management skills necessary to advance your potential or launch your own software-enabled products.

Location: CMU's Silicon Valley campus

Skills & Career Paths

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

Looking for Online & Remote Options?

Learn more about stackable online certificates in product design and innovation, online MIIPS degree, or remote MSSM degree.