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Empowering Tomorrow's Digital Innovators

UC Irvine’s Department of Informatics offers the only mixed-format, low-residency one-year Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design (MHCID) in the world. We provide an inclusive, interdisciplinary academic community, combining the benefits of in-person, high-touch learning (via on-campus intensives) with the flexibility of online education.

The MHCID program, geared towards successful professionals, prepares its graduates to be leaders in user experience research and design, interaction design, information architecture, product design, and human-computer interaction.

The MHCID program is also fully accredited by WSCUC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and overseen by the Academic Senate of the University of California.

It is also recommended that you attend one of our information sessions, which cover the basics of the program, workload, and admissions before applying to the program. Contact for further information.